Pan-African Women’s Day & South African/Azanian Women’s Day 2019

The All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) and the All-African Women’s Revolutionary Union (A-AWRU) participated in Pan-African Women’s Day and South African (Azanian) Women’s Day events in Nairobi, Kenya, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau and Los Angeles, California, U.S. over the last several weeks. In Bissau the Pan-African Women’s Day commemoration was held at the PAIGC National Headquarters (African Party for Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde) and organized by UDEMU (Democratic Union of Guinean Women). In Nairobi the Mathare Social Justice Centre hosted. The event was co-organized by the Revolutionary Socialist League and…

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Kalisa Villafana Becomes First Black Woman To Earn A Ph.D. In Nuclear Physics From Florida State University

Black women are breaking racial barriers in higher education. Earlier this month Amber Johnson made history by becoming the first African American woman to earn a doctorate in computer science at Purdue University. Florida State University student Kalisa Villafana also hit a historic milestone by becoming the first Black woman to graduate from the university with a nuclear physics doctoral degree, WFTS reported. MAKING HISTORY 🎓 Kalisa Villafana will become Florida State University’s first black female graduate to earn a doctoral degree in nuclear physics. https://t.co/r6tIZ89MDw — ABC Action News (@abcactionnews)…

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Cape Town’s bloody gang violence is inextricably bound up in its history

When the apartheid government decided to evict people it called Coloured from Cape Town’s inner city, it set off a chain reaction that now requires military intervention. More than 50 years on from the mass evictions that drove anyone who wasn’t white from the city centre, the South African National Defence Force has moved in to guard the areas known collectively as the Cape Flats. It was to these places that Coloured people were pushed by the Group Areas Act. So it’s necessary to look to history – which I’ve…

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‘It Was Not Meant to Be Offensive’: Promoter Defends Belgian Museum’s Africa-Themed Party After Attendee Shows Up in Blackface

Eight months after Belgium’s Africa Museum capped a modernization project to rid itself of a racist and pro-colonial image, white party-goers showed up to an Africa-themed party Sunday at the museum in blackface, pith helmets and tiger-striped bodycon dresses. Tigers are not native to Africa. Emma Lee Amponsah, of the Café Congo art appreciation organization, told the Bruzz newspaper “explain to me how an event like this can still exist in 2019.” “Ethnic, exotic or African is not a costume that you can put on and take off,” she said. Images…

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Candace Owens Blatantly Lies That Black Men In Baltimore Are ‘Leading’ In Rape

Candace Owens is absolutely deplorable but lying about rape statistics to demean Black men is a new low even for her. While on the Faux News, the college dropout who has the nerve to insult Maxine Waters’ IQ, says that Baltimore is leading in rape — that is a lie and she was called out on Twitter. READ MORE: Candace Owens Reportedly ‘Influenced’ New Zealand Mosque Terrorist Owens yelled about the 63 percent Black city, “Do not defend Baltimore as a city, don’t do that to Black America. Don’t pretend…

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Closing Africa’s Energy Gap: Choosing Collaboration Over Political Capitalization

Last month, the United Nations released their World Population Prospects report – predicting that the global population could increase by 2 billion people in the next 30 years. And within this, sub-Saharan Africa will experience a 99% increase.   It’s no wonder then that African leaders are beginning to question how they will be able to power this expanding population. This was the driving force behind the recent, and first ever co-hosted summit between The International Energy Agency and the African Union Commission (AUC), titled “The Future of Africa’s Energy”. …

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