Um Nyobe, the forgotten father of the independence of Cameroon

The story of this hero which is taboo is also the hidden story of the longest war for independence of a former French protectorate, the determination of a people to put an end barbarism. Um Nyobe’s dead body 1958 September 13, 1958. Found in the forest near the locality of Boumnyebel, Um Nyobe receives aPoursuivre la lecture de « Um Nyobe, the forgotten father of the independence of Cameroon »

Bantu Steve Biko, the man and the thought

A young and charismatic man, endowed with an exceptional intelligence, the struggle against apartheid, a short life, a horrible death, all this happened to Steve Biko, an icon in the black imaginary. But beyond the isolated quotes one can read, we will discover the very rich thought – and somehow surprising – of this gloriousPoursuivre la lecture de « Bantu Steve Biko, the man and the thought »

Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association

Considering the strong political and economic black nationalism of Garvey’s movement, it may seem odd to include an essay on him in a Web site on religion in America. However, his philosophy and organization had a rich religious component that he blended with the political and economic aspects. Garvey himself claimed that his « Declaration ofPoursuivre la lecture de « Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association »

How Argentina ‘Eliminated’ Africans From Its History And Conscience

Tens of millions of black Africans were forcibly removed from their homelands from the 16th century to the 19th century to toil on the plantations and farms of the New World. This so-called “Middle Passage” accounted for one of the greatest forced migrations of people in human history, as well as one of the greatestPoursuivre la lecture de « How Argentina ‘Eliminated’ Africans From Its History And Conscience »

How Police Officers Are Murdering Black People And Getting Away With It

Walter Scott, Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, Freddie Gray; these are a few of the names of the hundreds of African descendants that have lost their lives as a result of encounters with police officers throughout the United States over the years. The names are importantPoursuivre la lecture de « How Police Officers Are Murdering Black People And Getting Away With It »

12. Mai 2019 – Tod einer Frau im Abschiebelager

Mit Entsetzen hörten und lasen wir gestern vom Tod der 31 jährigen Frau im Abschiebelager Regensburg. Daraufhin sind wir heute zum Lager gegangen um das Gespräch mit Geflüchteten vor Ort zu suchen. Den wenigen Geflüchteten, mit denen wir sprechen konnten, standen die Erlebnisse von gestern immer noch ins Gesicht geschrieben. Geschockt von der Nachricht wolltenPoursuivre la lecture de « 12. Mai 2019 – Tod einer Frau im Abschiebelager »

Racist Brutal Murder of TONOU-MBOBDA in Hamburg.

HE CAME TO LOOK FOR GREENER PASTURES BUT IS GOING BACK IN A COFFIN: The story of how a brother from Cameroon, TONOU-MBOBDA, was brutally battered and suffocated to death by security guards at the university clinic of Hamburg last week Sunday the 21st of April 2019. While still in Cameroon, young, energetic and thinkingPoursuivre la lecture de « Racist Brutal Murder of TONOU-MBOBDA in Hamburg. »

Sondergesetzgebung, strukturelle Gewalt und Repression

Im Angesicht einer Sondergesetzgebung müssen Schwarze Menschen, die sich als Flüchtlinge und Asylsuchende in Deutschland aufhalten, ihren Alltag bestreiten. Sie müssen sich mit Wert- und Moralvorstellungen auseinandersetzen, die oft die eigene Existenz in Frage stellen. Die Black Students Organisation leistet Hilfestellung im Kampf gegen staatliche Macht oder individuelle Ohnmacht. Eine unvollständige, subjektiv und emotional vorgetragenePoursuivre la lecture de « Sondergesetzgebung, strukturelle Gewalt und Repression »