Saturday, 9 July 2016

Mid-2016 thoughts for the weekend… Does African life really matter?

Why are African peoples more than any other part of humanity in today’s world more likely and readily and ruthlessly murdered by the police or other armed agents of the state in innumerable towns and cities across the globe including, especially, Igwe-Ocha, TulsaOnicha, New York, Enuugwu, OrlandoAba, OmahaBaton Rouge, Uzo-Uwani, JacksonvilleAsaba, NairobiDallas, Owere, BujumburaMinnesota, San Francisco, ColumbusNkpo, Oklahoma CityUbulu-Ukwu, Las VegasBaltimore, Chicago, Umuahia, Los Angeles, Oka?
(John Coltrane Quartet, “Alabama” [personnel: Coltrane, tenor saxophone, McCoy Tyner, piano; Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; recorded: Jazz Casual [Ralph Gleason], National Educational Television, KQED Studios, San Francisco, US, 1 November 1963])
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