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|Video Showing of "LUMUMBA|
|Date||Friday August 04|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|African People's Solidarity Day Campaign Office, 1601 2nd Ave(near E. 18th and Lake Merritt), Oakland|
Tomorrow night, Friday, August 4th at 7pm begins the African People's Solidarity Campaign's Friday Video Series with "Lumumba." $5 or more donation requested. Snacks available.
The story of political leader Patrice Lumumba, Congo's first prime minister who helped lead his country to independence from Belgium in the late 1950s. Lumumba's vision of a united Africa challenged U.S. and European imperialism that are responsible for his assassination in 1960. Followed by a discussion about the material basis of the war in the Congo which has killed 5 million people since mid 1990’s.
For recent info on the death and misery that the U.S. and Europe has imposed on the Congo, see http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/30/world/africa/30congo.html?ex=1154404800&en=d19c571c0422578a&ei=5087%0A
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