Sarah Baartman: The black Venus and an human attraction

Sarah Baartman died on 29 December 1815, but her exhibition continued. Her brain, skeleton and sexual organs remained on display in a Paris museum until 1974. Her remains weren’t repatriated and buried until 2002. Brought to Europe seemingly on false pretences by a British doctor, stage-named the “Hottentot Venus”, she was paraded around “freak shows” … More Sarah Baartman: The black Venus and an human attraction

EU PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR ‘REPARATIONS FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY’ TO AFRO-EUROPEANS

The European Parliament overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday addressing “structural racism” in Europe against Europeans of African descent. The resolution calls for “reparations for crimes against humanity during European colonialism.” The document was written by the British Labour MEP Claude Moraes and was inspired by the racist behavior allegedly experienced by Italian socialist MEP Cécile … More EU PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR ‘REPARATIONS FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY’ TO AFRO-EUROPEANS

21 march 1960 -Remember Sharpeville and take actions

Sharpeville massacre, (March 21, 1960), incident in the black township of Sharpeville, near Vereeniging, South Africa, in which police fired on a crowd of blacks, killing or wounding some 250 of them. It was one of the first and most violent demonstrations against apartheid in South Africa.The Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC), a splinter group of the … More 21 march 1960 -Remember Sharpeville and take actions

Celebrating an Hero: Eduardo Mondlane

45 years ago, the Portuguese former colonies were still not independent.  The struggle for the liberation of these countries were led by leaders who were ready to go against all odds and sacrify their lives  for their people. Today we portray for you EDUARDO MONDLANE at the fiftieth anniversary of his assassination. Eduardo Chivambo Mondlane (20 June … More Celebrating an Hero: Eduardo Mondlane