African History, History, Imperialism

Book of the Month: King Leopold’s Ghost

King Leopold's Ghost By Adam Hochschild “A village which refused to provide rubber would be completely swept clean. As a young man, I saw [Fiévez's] soldier Molili, then guarding the village of Boyeka, take a big net, put ten arrested natives in it, attach big stones to the net, and make it tumble into the… Continue reading Book of the Month: King Leopold’s Ghost

Imperialism, Leadership, Politics, World Politics

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism Kwame Nkrumah 1965 INTRODUCTION THE neo-colonialism of today represents imperialism in its final and perhaps its most dangerous stage. In the past it was possible to convert a country upon which a neo-colonial regime had been imposed —Egypt in the nineteenth century is an example — into a colonial territory. Today… Continue reading Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism


In Solidarity with Gaza

  "Israel claimed that it has the right to self-defense, but an occupying power does not have the right to self-defense; it has an obligation and a duty to protect the civilians under its occupation." -NOURA ERAKAT As the death toll of Palestinians, keep rising the apartheid state of Israel, unfortunately intensifies bombardment of the Gaza… Continue reading In Solidarity with Gaza

Africa, Africans

The Spiritual Aspect of Kwanzaa

The Spiritual Aspect of Kwanzaa One of the many appeals of Kwanzaa is its spiritual aspect. Inasmuch as Kwanzaa is a non religious, cultural holiday, it nevertheless has a strong spiritual aspect which is embraced by both the secular and faith-based communities. Indeed, the hyper commercialization the holiday season, especially as it relates to Christmas,… Continue reading The Spiritual Aspect of Kwanzaa