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Three Forms Of Liberation Theology


The three major forms of liberation theology — Latin American, African American/Black, Feminist/Womanist — more or less came of age in the 1960s, according to  Lilian Calles Barger,  The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology.

Her opening chapter on religion and the cultural crisis finds its focus here:

The heart of the crisis was a heightened awareness of religion’s role in perpetuating inequality. The hallowed walls of religious institutions no longer ensconced God ready to sanctify the North American way of life. Under pressing political demands, God’s dwelling place had moved to urban slums, consciousness-raising groups, and revolutionary strategy meetings.

The issue then is power, it is economics, it is inequality in a world where equality was…

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Chinese People's Liberation Army Support Base in Djibouti



The Chinese People's Liberation Army Support Base in Djibouti is a military base operated by the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), located in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa.
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Why I chose Carnival Vlogging to do liberation work – Stabroek News


By Jade Nixon

Jade Nixon is a graduate student at the University of Toronto. She has created a vlog, Bacchanal Baddie, to share and explore her research on carnival and other carnival spaces, which can be accessed on YouTube and Instagram. 

Close your eyes and feel

How freedom does feel

Close your eyes and feel

How freedom does feel

We are MASQUERADERS

So leave we alone

We are MASQUERADERS

Fete or de road is we home

We are MASQUERADERS yea!!!

                                   (Freedom Lyrikal)

Every year, multiple times a year, whether it is in my country of origin, Canada, or in…

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Theorising the liberation of African countries from the CFA Franc | The New Times


Many countries across Africa were celebrating their Independence Day recently, including Rwanda, which makes us look back on how far we have come and the still present colonial forces that shape the nations on the African continent. 

This brings us to the debate about the CFA Franc – originally the Franc des colonies françaises d’Afrique, CFA Franc is an instrument of monetary and financial domination formally set up for France’s African colonies on December 26, 1945 by Charles de Gaulle.

Shakila  Kamatali

Today, it operates as a political tool to control African economies and also as a device for transferring, with minimal risk, economic surpluses from the African continent to France and Europe. 

The currency is managed by two regional bodies, the West African Economic and Monetary…

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African Liberation Day: Everywhere a Battleline, Every Day a Call to Struggle – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles …


Dr. Maulana Karenga (File photo)

As we gather to celebrate African Liberation Day throughout the world African community, let us honor first the ancestors, the openers of the way forward, the freedom-fighters, self-sacrificers, great and small, who taught us by mind-opening words and exemplary actions, dignity-affirming freedom-loving and life-enhancing ways to understand and assert ourselves in the world. Let us also mark and measure our victories, major and small, never forgetting the costs and casualties that accompanied them. And let us honor our ancestors and the struggle they gave their lives to by continuing this struggle.

I speak here of the righteous and relentless struggle for liberation. For we are not yet free and thus the struggle does and must continue and be won. It is a life…

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Sistas’ Place hosts African Liberation Day and National Black Coffee Shop Day events


Friday, May 25, 2018, the December 12th Movement celebrated African Liberation Day 2018 at Sistas’ Place (456 Nostrand Ave., Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn).

This globally recognized date marks the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organization of African Unity, May 25, 1963. Representatives of 30 African nations gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, hosted by Emperor Haile Selassie, to establish the recognition and development of African liberation and unity. It is now celebrated around the world.

“On this 55th anniversary, Sistas’ Place honored our revolutionary freedom fighter Winnie Mandela with liberation education, a powerful video with Winnie Mandela, the history of African Liberation Day, music and an open discussion,” said Omowale…

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