French colonialism

Encyclopaedia Africana N June 24, 2021 THE BARBARISM & SAVAGERY OF FRENCH COLONISERS IN NIGER

How many times have people of African descent and origin been described by white supremacists as barbaric, savages, animals, sub-human – the list is endless. Whose behaviour and history shows irrefutable evidence of these things that they accuse us of? The answer is, all of the former invading and colonising nations. How The Voulet-Chanoine Mission …

Encyclopaedia Africana N June 23, 2021 THE CONTINUING LEGACY OF FRENCH IMPERIALISM IN NIGER: GENERATIONAL VAMPIRES & URANIUM

“Interestingly, in France, one out of every three light bulbs is lit thanks to Nigerian uranium mining. But in Niger, nearly 90 percent of the population has no access to electricity.

Encyclopaedia Africana L March 21, 2021 LÉOPOLD SÉDAR SENGHOR

Before the war, Senghor worked to create an ideological framework that would encompass his French-ness and his African-ness. As time progressed he increasingly became more attached to his African traditions and less interested in assimilation.

Encyclopaedia Africana R February 27, 2021 RUBEN UM NYOBÈ

“La politique touche à tout et tout touche à la politique. Dire que l’on ne fait pas de politique, c’est avouer que l’on a pas le désir de vivre.”
“Politics touches everything and everything touches politics. To say that you don’t play politics is to admit that you don’t want to live. ”

A Encyclopaedia Africana February 14, 2021 AIME CESAIRE

In Paris, Césaire met Senegalese Léopold Sédar Senghor and French Guiana’s Léon Damas. Together they started the journal L’Etudiant Noir (The Black Student) in 1934 to bring together students from Africa and the West Indies. The journal explored the expression of a Pan-African worldview under colonization.

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