Seminar on the Caribbean Contributions to African Freedom-Session 5 - Shared screen with speaker view
The one in the middle was Nelson Mandela??? He looks nothing like him.
Samora Machel or Agostinho Neto.
What decade was that, again, when sugar plantations increased in Cuba?
Shango is largely practiced in the diaspora b/c of the way Shango represents overcoming struggle
Was just about to mention Matanzas. Matanzan means the massacre
Cannot see the translation.
That is amazing!
Obatala created mankind
Obatala is the father of all orisha and takes care of everyone. Especially handicapped and all disadvantaged people
Many Caribbean countries don’t realise that colorism is a bi-product of racial discrimination, so they’ll tell you it not race but class out of ignorance
Jamaicans do the same thing
Many Cubans want to associate themselves with their African origins
Fun Fact … Fidel Castro, Michael Manley (former PM of Jamaica) and Pierre Trudeau were great friends. I think they were all Rhodes scholars and were at University together. Cuba was a great friend to Jamaica
He follows the tradiation
Free healthcare and free education
One of the most advanced healthcare systems in the world
Because it is all FREE
They were so afraid of Lumumba that when they killed him, they cut his body up and burned it in a barrel…afraid that his followers would try to take his body if they just buried him
Thank you for the webinar.
Wa that him the picture in the beginning?
Funny how Canadian history doesn't tell us how they contributed to the exploitation of Africa and continues to do so. Please note Trudeau wants a seat on the Security Council - Canada is not worthy...
It could not have been easy communicating - French vs Spanish. Is that why Swahili became a language of communication in the Congo?
divide and conquer is a classic colonial tactic
happening right now
LOve all the women in the pic
Please send us the links, Clyde. For some reason, I cannot see the videos. The sound is working, though.
didn't know there was a video
Can you please sent the link to the video as well?
Gave the South Africans hope for success!
Against apartheid, I mean.
can you please send the links via email?
Yes, I saw that and was amazed that the relationship still continues to today.
But what are we doing for Cuba - US still have the embargo on this country...
How much of that is a direct result of what Obama did to repair relations between Cuba and America?
The major success of this African History Series is that we are able to connect the dots. Every region is learning there own small history but not the links that connect us. Thank you
I couldnt agree more Sharon
So many things make sense....
Cuban docs and nurses went to America too