Namibia’s Monuments to Genocide

by Elke Zuern  The Marine memorial (Marinedenkmal) in Swakopmund, Namibia, 2017 (Elke Zuern) Early last year, a group of activists splashed blood-red paint on a statue they saw as a monument to white supremacy and racial oppression. The statue was not in Louisiana, or Alabama, or Mississippi, but in Swakopmund, Namibia. It depicts a German soldier […]

Afrika’s Auschwitz: Death Island, The Concentration Camp The West Erased From History

  Perhaps no atrocity has been more extensively covered than the Holocaust carried out by the Third Reich in Germany. Yet few Americans are aware that there was a holocaust committed by the Second Reich 40 years prior. While Adolf Hitler is a household name, synonymous with evil, his predecessor, Kaiser Wilhelm II, is far […]

THE MBALANTU WOMEN OF AFRIKA AND THEIR FLOOR-LENGTH HAIR TRADITION

Near the Southern tips of Angola, reside the Mbalantu tribes of Namibia. Mbalantu women are known for their headdresses.At the age of approximately twelve years, Mbalantu girls started preparing their hair for later headdresses. As among the Ngandjera and Kwaluudhi, the Mbalantu girls also covered their hair with a thick layer of finely ground tree bark […]

For Moment, the World Embracez the Cuba Model – and Slapz the Empire

  by BAR executive editor Glen Ford   “For Cuba, service to oppressed and exploited peoples is a revolutionary act of the highest moral caliber.” Revolutionary Cuba has always been a miracle and gift to all humankind. This week, the nations of the world – with two savage exceptions – instructed their emissaries at the […]

SUSTAINING THE WAVE OF RESISTANCE TO REVOLUTIONARY PAN-AFRICANISM? (An Analytic Critical Review of the book ‘Sustaining the New Wave of Pan-Africanism’)

By Lang T.K.A. Nubuor INTRODUCTION At the time of writing, this reviewer has in his hand two other reviews by brothers living in Namibia – Peter Mietzner1 and Etuna Joshua2. Those two reviews are distinguished by their common brevity and sticking to informing us on the structural outline of the book without telling us about the substance therein. […]

Namibia: Germany’s Genocide of the Herero

  Source : http://blackhistoryfactorfiction.com/?p=6278 Thirty years before Hitler came to power in Germany, and about forty years before Raphael Lemkin authored the word genocide, there had already been one at the hands of Germany. This genocide happened outside of Europe though. This genocide took place in AFRIKA! Like with all things related to Afrika, this is […]