Fela: The departed voice of consciousness who died in the siege of controversy

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, popularly known as Fela Kuti, in his lifetime poked his fingers into the eyes of military personnel and politicians decrying the exploits and carnage orchestrated within the walls of our territory.

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“We Want To Go Home,” say “traumatized” African-Americans

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Joe Khamisi 

When I arrived in the United States for the first time in the late 1960s, Richard Nixon was the President, Martin Luther King Jr. was dead, and American cities were embroiled in street riots by blacks angered by high levels of unemployment, poverty, and social discrimination.

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