Contact: Friends of the Congo
Dedon Kamathi 323-646-4814
Alafia ! Freedom Now’s agenda for this March 10,2012 will commence with the African Drum Beat historical calendar praising up our She-ores and Heroes. We have centuries of struggles against the triples evil axis of National (racism/ethnic ) ,Class and gender domination by .001%.
We will follow with 2 presentations juxtaposing the richest resource country in the World, the Democratic Republic of the Congo which is also one of the poorest for the people and then look at one of the poorer countries in the world in terms of natural resources but is one of the richest in terms of its life indicators for example water, education,health,housing and thee fastest growing economics in African Eritrea.
Strange juxtaposition but our purpose is to demonstrate the centrality of scientific socially organizing our nation in Africa devoid of foreign control.
Maurice Carney is Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Friends of Congo a multi-state movement, which supports the progressive democratic, forces especially the youth in the Congo. Friends of the Congo lobbies against the US and Canada’s and their respective Corporations and militaries to cease and desist in the largest massacre of human beings since WW2 over 5.5 million since 1995
Sista Shardey will give us a “Did you know” clip on Africans in Latin America . Following Brotha Billion with our Free Your Mind giveaways and then the 2nd aspect of this comparative study.
Eritrea the unheralded revolution in the Horn Of Africa. Thomas Mountain the only independent western Journalist who has been living in Eritrea for the past 15+ years will present the showcase reality of Eritrea a small country in the horn of Africa facing the Red Sea. Eritrea has one of the most revolutionary social policies in the history of Africa having gain its independence in a mass 30-year-old war and referendum proclaiming Independence from the Ethiopian Empire. history, colonial’s periods and contemporary social development of the peoples of Eritrea.
Our mix will include:ZapMama,Salif Keita,Dub 13,Shel Limon, Moss Deff, Dewy Deff,Eritrean All star,. So stay tune ,tell a friend, take note that this afternoons program can be reheard for the next 30 days at KPFK.org under Audio archives at Freedom Now.And as always we stand ready for the revolution.