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Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe

“We meet here today, to rededicate ourselves to the cause of Afrika, to establish contact beyond the grave, with the great African heroes and assure them that their struggle was not in vain.”

Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe

“We regard it as the sacred duty of every African state to strive ceaselessly and energetically for the creation of a United States of Africa from Cape to Cairo and Madagascar to Morocco.”

Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe

“We are witnesses today of cold and calculated brutality and bestiality, the desperate attempts of a dying generation to stay in power”

Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe

“We take our stand on the principle that Afrika is one and desires to be one and nobody, I repeat, nobody has the right to balkanise our land”

From his PAC Inagural Speech on 6th April 1959

Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe

“Here is a tree rooted in African soil, nourished with waters from the rivers of Afrika. Come and sit under its shade and become, with us, the leaves of the same branch and the branches of the same tree”

Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe

““The wheel of progress revolves relentlessly and all the nations of the world take their turn at the field-glass of human destiny. Africa will not retreat! Africa will not compromise! Africa will not relent! Africa will not equivocate! And she will be heard! Remember Africa!””

Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe

“The philosophy of Africanism holds out the hope of a genuine democracy beyond the stormy sea of struggle”