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You Are Right, Sankara!

Thomas Sankara was right, « he who feeds you, controls you. » He said regarding foreign aid but his words are true for individuals too. A person who is earning enough to live and not responsible to anybody for spending money, can be considered financially independent. 109 mots de plus


Thomas Sankara

« We must learn to live the African way. It’s the only way to live in freedom and with dignity. »


Paul Kagame

« Africa’s story has been written by others; we need to own our problems and solutions and write our story. »



BLF commemorates Comrade Sankara’s 66th birthday by reflecting on his legacy relating to women’s liberation.

At the International Women’s Day Rally on March 8, 1987 which was attended by thousands of women Thomas Sankara addressed a key issue of the black liberation project – BLACK WOMEN’S LIBERATION as foregrounding the liberation of all. 498 mots de plus

South Africa

The Faso Dan Fani: Woven Cloth of the Homeland

Today we will be talking about the Faso Dan Fani, known as Burkina Faso‘s national cloth. For starters, the Faso Dan Fani means « … 457 mots de plus

Great Moments

Thomas Sankara on Debt

A brilliant speech by Thomas Sankara on debt, a modern form of slavely.

A Historic Election in Burkina Faso

By David Michael Newstead.

In October 2014, the longtime president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré, was overthrown in a mass uprising. At the time, Compaoré was trying to amend the constitution, extending his 27-year rule indefinitely. 566 mots de plus