From May, 2016

Back in the Day: On the Organization of African Unity

      The Creator has given us this share of the earth that goes by the name of the African continent; it belongs to us and we are its only masters. – Patrice Lumumba, African Unity and National Independence, 1959 By 1963, there were thirty-two liberated African nations. For any newly freed nation, the question of, “what now?” always arises, as forming policies and a flourishing nation post-colonialism is a hard task. One must understand how to unbind the country from the damaging grasps of white-colonial policies. The question of “what now?” was proposed in two ways; The Cassablanca Bloc…