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Re: Stokely Carmichael

Kocolicious ·
Both he and Elridge Cleaver died of the SAME condition....although Carmichael said his cancer was given to him by the secret service. I remember Stokely in particular cuz he married Miriam Makeba...who was married to Hugh Masakela. Both African artists were very popular at the time. It appeared to me after the Black Panther Party had calmed down and the 70s was behind us.. these guys began suffering from some form of mental illness. And especially Cleaver...who had admitted to raping black...
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Stokely Carmichael

sunnubian ·
Stokely Carmichael – Part 1: The Initiator of Black Power Feb, 27, 2009 Posted by giemmevi No Comments Stokely Carmichael speaks at the University of California's Greek Theater, Berkeley, California, October 29, 1966, jammed with 14,000 people. (AP Photo) This blog came primarily into being because I wanted to publish portions of my research on the black activist Stokely Carmichael and his rhetoric of Black Power. I have always been fascinated by the strategic use of language and when I...
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ADOS Shrinks Reparationist Politics to Fit the Cramped Horizon of Tribalism

sunnubian ·
ADOS Shrinks Reparationist Politics to Fit the Cramped Horizon of Tribalism Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor 15 Mar 2019 “ ADOS followers throw away the internationalism of their forbears, embracing instead a sometimes polite, but always frank hostility toward immigrants of all nations on the grounds that they’re either economic competition for native-born blacks...” Why can’t y’all just decide to be what you already are – more like us – a white co-worker named Travis asked me in the...
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Re: ADOS Shrinks Reparationist Politics to Fit the Cramped Horizon of Tribalism

RadioRaheem ·
The writer is misinformed. ADOS is not about dividing the Africans that were enslaved by other countries. The purpose is to focus on the legitimate claim of Africans in America that have been enslaved here, built this country, and are due reparations. If the descendants of Caribbean slave nations want to file a claim against their former colonizer, they can and should do so on their own. This matter has been brought to the spotlight because the Democratic Party just get free votes from Black...
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Re: ADOS Shrinks Reparationist Politics to Fit the Cramped Horizon of Tribalism

sunnubian ·
I must admit that the writer's point was confusing to me, in that it accuses this movement (ADOS) of tribalsim, supposedly, it appears, because ADOS is only advocating for Reparations for descendants of American slaves. However, from the beginning, each Black nation has demanded Reparations from their perspective former enslavers/colonizers, etc. So, . . .
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Remembering Ahmed Sekou Toure of Guinea

sunnubian ·
Remembering Ahmed Sekou Toure of Guinea The front cover of Ebony Magazine in February 1960 featuring Guinean President Ahmed Sekou Toure. Toure was the founder and leader of the Democratic Party of Guinea which won independence in 1958 from France. Originally uploaded by Pan-African News Wire File Photos PANW Editor's Note: The following article was originally published in 2008 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the independence of Guinea-Conakry.
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