This Bull authorised Portugal to raid African Kingdoms, territories and land, capture and enslave the inhabitants and seize their natural and mineral resources, under the authority of the Pope and the Catholic Church.
An account of a Black man who decided to join the Metropolitan Police Force and what happened to him while he was part of that particular organisation
The programme was made in association with the Campaign Against Racism in the Media, which exposes the subtle and explicit racism against black and Asians not only in the popular ‘ comedy’ shows of the time but also of the ‘serious’ current affairs programmes produced by television. Featuring Professor Stuart Hall.
A revealing documentary compilation from historic footage shot by the National Institute of Cinema in Mozambique which looks at the rehabilitation of former colonial government collaborators by the government of Samora Machel (former president of Mozambique).
Image of Samora Machel Monument, attribution to Kabelo Maleke Wa Ncube, CC BY-SA 4.0
This video is a simple explanation of Frantz Fanon’s book, Black Skin, White Masks.
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Writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has always questioned the literary tradition written in colonial languages, analysing the dynamics and the functioning off colonised societies and their relationship with the colonisers. Thiong’o defends the mother tongue as a weapon against linguistic imperialism, and recommends decolonising minds and the imagination, in Africa and Europe alike. We talk with him on the occasion of the publication in Catalan of his book “La revolució vertical” (Raig Verd, 2019).
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The “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, also known as the “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” and “The Negro Is Your Brother”, is an open letter written on April 16, 1963, by Martin Luther King Jr.
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Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent campaign against racial segregation, a Prize which he accepted on behalf of the civil rights movement. The Nobel Lecture is a requirement for the Nobel Prize.
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Because the brother said more than just, “I have a dream”.
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