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10 Quotes by Wole Soyinka

In 1986, Soyinka was 52 years old and had just won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Today Africa’s first Nobel laureate turns 84. The playwright, poet, and prose writer whose works have many times been described as highly cerebral and meant for the elite is one of Africa’s most respected voices. TIA wishes him a happy birthday.

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Remembering a South African struggle icon: Ahmed Kathrada- 10 quotes

South Africa has lost a liberation hero with the passing of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, aged 87. Affectionately known as Kathy, Kathrada was a Robben Island prisoner and one of Walter Sisulu, and Nelson Mandela’s closest cadres in the struggle against apartheid. Kathrada dedicated is life to fighting racial inequality and the apartheid regime’s racist and unjust policies. We share with you 10 of his profound and timeless quotes.

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Remembering the Notorious B.I.G.: 7 Quotes

It’s been 20 years since the Notorious B.I.G. was tragically shot and killed on March 9, 1997, in Los Angeles. He was just 24. Christopher Wallace, or Biggie Smalls, as he was also known, left a lasting legacy. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest and most influential rappers of all time, undoubtedly a lyrical genius.

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Remembering Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: 7 Quotes

Today, 92 years ago, an African struggle icon Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was born. Sobukwe founded, and led the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), an anti-apartheid movement. Affectionately known as the Professor or simply “Prof”, Sobukwe dedicated is life to fighting racial inequality and the apartheid regime’s racist and unjust policies. We share with you seven of his profound and timeless quotes.

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Fidel Castro: 10 quotes

The world mourns the passing of a larger than life character, Cuban revolutionary Commandante Fidel Castro who passed away at the age of 90. As tributes continue to pour in, and as the world mourns the loss of a political titan, we remember Castro through 10 of his most profound quotes.