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Bob Marley Conquers Boston – Amandla 1979

The Amandla Festival of Unity was a world music festival held at Harvard Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 21, 1979. The festival was held in an effort to support and celebrate the liberation of South Africa and the on-going efforts of people in Boston to address racism in their families, schools,...
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Greatest Mandela Tribute Tunes?

Many thanks to MIDNIGHT RAVER’s Peter Van Arnhem for sending me this list of the greatest reggae tunes with Nelson Mandela in the title.  The list was compiled by Reggae artists were an integral part of the awareness campaign against apartheid. Macka B: Proud of Mandela Admiral...
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A few words about Nelson Mandela

A HARD RAIN FALLS IN DC AS HOPE IS SNATCHED FROM THE WORLD So I guess what everyone’s saying is true:  the world lost a giant today. Unfortunately, I found out about the death of Nelson Mandela at 6am this morning when I turned on the television to...
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Peter Tosh in the Frank Talk Newsletters

Frank Talk was a political journal founded in 1984 in South Africa, and arising out of the student-led anti-apartheid movement of the 1970s and 80s. Originally the pseudonym under which Steve Biko wrote several articles as the Publications Director of the South African Students’ Organisation (SASO), Frank Talk...
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