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Zephania Mothopeng

Zephania Mothopeng

“The role of students in our universities is to proclaim the truth at all times irrespective of the consequences thereof. they should realise that it is their bounden duty to address themselves to black people and to show them the way to freedom without flinching.”

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Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba

“We know that Africa is neither French, nor British, nor American, nor Russian, that it is African.”

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

“Cassius Clay is a name that white people gave to my slave master. Now that I am free, that I don’t belong anymore to anyone, that I’m not a slave anymore, I gave back their white name, and I chose a beautiful African one.”

Dikgang Moseneke

Dikgang Moseneke

“Decolonisation is the total eradication of colonial legacies; this cannot be done on a judicial level. We merely uphold the Constitution. The work will happen through the grassroots…”

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

“Our fathers fought bravely. But do you know the biggest weapon unleashed by the enemy against them? It was not the Maxim gun. It was division among them. Why? Because a people united in faith are stronger than the bomb”

Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara

“The revolution and women’s liberation go together. We do not talk of women’s emancipation as an act of charity or out of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the revolution to triumph. Women hold up the other half of the sky.”

Clarence Makwetu

Clarence Makwetu

“We are fighting for our land and that land is still in the hands of the oppressor. In other words the struggle can’t stop until we attain our goal.”