Portuguese colonisers

A Encyclopaedia Africana March 8, 2021 AMILCAR CABRAL

Amílcar Cabral, also known as Abel Djassi, was a leader in the struggle for independence in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde.  Cabral was a writer, agronomic engineer, and Marxist nationalist. He was born on September 12, 1924 in Bafata, Portuguese Guinea. His father, Juvenal Cabral was Cape Verdean and his mother Iva Pinhel Évora was Guinean. In 1932 his family moved …

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 14, 2020 AMILCAR CABRAL

Amilcar’s revolutionary theory was aimed at ending colonial domination, but he believed that this objective would only achieve “flag independence.”

Encyclopaedia Africana Z August 8, 2020 ZUMBI DOS PALMARES

The black hero and freedom fighter who was central to the history and modern-day struggle of the Brazilian Black Movement was the leader of the independent settlement, Quilombo dos Palmares.

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