15-10-1987, ‘Africa’s Che Guevara’: Thomas Sankara’s legacy
The late president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara – an icon for many young Africans in the 1980s – remains to some a heroic “African Che Guevara”, 30 years after his assassination at the age of 37, on 15-10-1987.
Thomas Sankara was praised by supporters for his integrity and selflessness, the military captain and anti-imperialist revolutionary led Burkina Faso for four years from 1983.
Today, people are still treated unfairly due to their race
How can it be right that Asian and African-sounding names have to send twice as many applications in to get an interview for a job?
We will put equality and social justice at he heat in our economy and social institutions.
“Now more than ever, we must remember that by the strength of our common endeavour we achieve more than we achieve alone. Together, united behind Labour’s policies to rebuild and transform Britain, we can deliver for the many, not the few.”
Africa before colonization by Europeans, there were no thieves
Africa before colonization by Europeans, there were no thieves, ccorrupt leaders:
by Lord Maccaulay’s Address to the British Parliament on 2nd Febreray 1835
“I have travelled across the length and breadth of Africa and I have not seen one person who is a beggar, who is a thief such wealth I have seen in this country, such high moral values, people of such caliber, that I do not think we would ever conquer this country, unless we break the very backbone of this nation, which is her spiritual and cultural heritage and therefore, I propose that we replace her old and ancient education system, her culture, for if the Africans thing that all is foreign and English is good and greater than their own,they will lose their selfesteem, their native culture and they will become what we want them, a truly dominated nation”
Burkina Faso: Revolution 2.0 (The End of a Dictator)
In 1983, Thomas Sankara, known as the Che Guevara of Africa, took power in Burkina Faso. But a few years later, he was overthrown in a French-backed coup. In his place, the French installed, Blaise Compoare. Many years have passed and he is still in power. However, it seems that his days are numbered. There is a revolution happening in Burkina Faso. Protest has been stirring for weeks as President Blaise Compoare has been trying to extend his term limits.
English people are selfish or there still thinking to conquer America!
First at all America, for to clarify, “America” is a America continent not ONLY USA. The continent America included Haiti first country to get their independence in their world, in despite of lot people only know the film ” the independence day” refereed When United of America get their independence from UK.