Abiy Ahmed Ali visiting Ethiopian diaspora in the US, August 2018

Abiy Ahmed Ali was AfroAmerica Network Man of Year 2018 (see here). He is now the  2019 Nobel Peace Prize Winner. Under his leadership, Ethiopia has been going through an unprecedented democratic transformation.  Lieutenant Colonel Abiy Ahmed Ali was selected, in April 2018, to lead Ethiopia by the ruling party, Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).

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Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial. Washington, DC.

January 21, 2019 is . Tributes to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be held in the Unites States nationwide,. The day will be  marked by massive marches,  protests, and statements from various groups, politicians, activists, and individuals. As we celebrate, let us listen to the 1964 song by Sam Cooke:  A Change Is Gonna Come.

During the bush war, Museveni promised democracy

Africa has some of the most ruthless, repressive, and corrupt dictators in the World. The most notorious took power following an armed rebellion, claiming to fight against repressive regimes and promising democracy.

Who would have thought in their youth, during the armed struggle, and in their early years of power, that these so called "revolutionary" leaders  would turn into ones of the worst dictators in the World?

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Stacey Abrams Launching her Georgia Gubernatorial Campaign, 2018

Stacey Abrams may be mostly known for her unsuccessful Democratic bid to become governor of Georgia in 2018. She was narrowly defeated, almost becoming the first black to be elected governor of Georgia, and the first black woman anywhere in the United States.

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