Patrice Lumumba

Looking to utopianism seems one fruitful route for these enmeshed historical and contemporary civil society agendas. We need
Police stand guard following demonstrations in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan. 12, 2015. AFP. As sons and daughters
"I mentioned the uproar surrounding Lumumba's abduction and murder, and recalled the theory that MI6 might have had something
Though he was a leader of almost equal stature to Nelson Mandela and Kwame Nkrumah, and though many refer to him as "The African Che Guevara," it is no surprise that Thomas Sankara is still widely unknown in the West.
Fifty years almost to the day after the catastrophic assassination of Patrice Lumumba in the Congo, the journalist Howard French is sketching an alternative path ahead for African development today.
While the bomb ended World War II, it also started a chain reaction that exploded into America's permanent secret security state -- with emphasis on the word 'permanent.'
We can all feel relieved there is an official acknowledgment that something terrible was done to black people. Yet the reality is way too much time has passed for this apology to really mean anything.