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Reading through my twitter timeline last night my heart broke for all those who lost loved ones at the Egyptian football riot. Each report painted an uglier and more horrific picture than the one before.
My prayers and thoughts with all those who have lost a loved one or been hurt last night.
Stay Strong Ya Misr!
Many dead in Egyptian football riot | Troops deployed on streets of Port Said after clashes between rival fans leave 74 people dead and hundreds injured.
The month began as Negro History Week by a historian Carte G Woodson in the 1920’s. The aim was to educate American people on the African -American history, culture and background.
The month is also known as African American month and is celebrated in America and Canada during Feb and in United Kingdom during October , remembering the African diaspora that occured to Africans living outside of the African continent.
2 February 1990 - the day F W De Klerk ended apartheid.
this video is an extract of former president FW De klerk’s historic parliamentary speech that changed South Africa forever.
full text of the speech can be found here
“Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.”