Tag Archives: Malcolm X

WHICH WAY FOR PAN AFRICANISM: THE BALLOT OR THE BULLET?

Malcolm X

Malcolm X’s insightful speech ‘THE BALLOT OR THE BULLET’ is as relevant today as it was fifty one years ago when he delivered it in a speech in Cleveland, Ohio on April 3, 1964, just three days before the fifth

ON STUDENTS PROTESTS, LAW, VIOLENCE AND MEDIA BIAS!!!

Wits-protest

Ever since the commencement of student protests, beginning with Wits university on Wednesday the 14th of October, which has now, a week later, spread to UCT, Rhodes and other institutions, the students have had to undergo a trial by white

TRIBUTE TO DR. NANA SESHIBE A WARRIOR OF THE LIBERATION STRUGGLE!!

Dr. Nana Seshibe

First of all, I want Comrade Seshibe and his children and all his relatives to know that we are proud of the life Dr Nana Seshibe has lived. Dr. Nana passed away in Washington DC and is being buried tomorrow

WELL, MR. MTHOMBOTHI – THE PAC IS HERE TO STAY!!

This is not a reaction but a response to Mr. Barney Mthombothi’s article which appeared in the Opinion section of the Sunday Times newspaper of 11 May 2014. What he says about the PAC has been said so many times

PAC CASE # 2: POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA

1. HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND PROCESSES…… South Africa is an integral part of the African continent; and like all African countries it is the result of colonial and imperialist conquest that led to the division and re-division of Africa among imperial

THE MANDELA DECEPTION!!

Last month it was that time of the year when South Africa and the world catch the fever of the Mandela Day Sabbath; I say Sabbath because this Mandela Day has become a quasi-religious event blindly followed by people who

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASSASINATION OF JF KENNEDY: WHO KILLED HIM AND WHY??

Half a century ago on the 22 November 1963, the President of the most powerful country on earth, the United States of America, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was assassinated in broad daylight in Houston, Texas. JFK was murdered on a Friday

THE COLONIAL MACHINATIONS OF MANDELA DAY!

The African people’s struggle for liberation started in the 1400’s when the continent was invaded by Europeans. Subsequently, millions of Africans were taken to the Americas as slaves. The African people’s struggle against white (European) domination produced leaders such as

THE EVOLUTION OF MEDIA COVERAGE PRE AND POST 1990

As the sixteenth year of 'freedom' ushered in, one sadly observed the evolution of media/press reportage over the years and concur that indeed the media is free only to those who own it. The media also shapes national culture and

THE FOXES AND THE WOLVES OF THE 21ST CENTURY

“The wolf and the fox are both enemies of humanity; both are canine; both humiliate and mutilate their victims. Both have the same objectives, but differ only in methods.” - Malcolm X (el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, Addis Ababa, July 17, 1964 The