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Oromummaa As The Master Ideology Of The Oromo National Movement, Asafa Jalata Jun 2008

Oromummaa As The Master Ideology Of The Oromo National Movement, Asafa Jalata

Asafa Jalata

Oromummaa, as an element of culture, nationalism, and vision, has the power to serve as a manifestation of the collective identity of the Oromo national movement. The foundation of Oromummaa must be built on overarching principles that are embedded within Oromo traditions and culture and, at the same time, have universal relevance for all oppressed peoples. The main foundations of Oromummaa are individual and collective freedom, justice, popular democracy, and human liberation all of which are built on the concept of saffu (moral and ethical order) and are enshrined in gada principles. Although, in recent years, many Oromos have become ...


Oromummaa As The Master Ideology Of The Oromo National Movement, Asafa Jalata May 2008

Oromummaa As The Master Ideology Of The Oromo National Movement, Asafa Jalata

Asafa Jalata

Oromummaa, as an element of culture, nationalism, and vision, has the power to serve as a manifestation of the collective identity of the Oromo national movement. The foundation of Oromummaa must be built on overarching principles that are embedded within Oromo traditions and culture and, at the same time, have universal relevance for all oppressed peoples. The main foundations of Oromummaa are individual and collective freedom, justice, popular democracy, and human liberation all of which are built on the concept of saffu (moral and ethical order) and are enshrined in gada principles. Although, in recent years, many Oromos have become ...


Kurdish Genocide Is Real, Jesse Benjamin Mar 2008

Kurdish Genocide Is Real, Jesse Benjamin

Jesse Benjamin

No abstract provided.


The Dar Es Salaam School Of 'Post'-Colonial Historiography, Jesse Benjamin Mar 2008

The Dar Es Salaam School Of 'Post'-Colonial Historiography, Jesse Benjamin

Jesse Benjamin

No abstract provided.


Literary Passion, Ideological Commitment: Toward A Legacy Of Afro-Cuban And Afro-Brazilian Women Writers., Dawn Duke Dec 2007

Literary Passion, Ideological Commitment: Toward A Legacy Of Afro-Cuban And Afro-Brazilian Women Writers., Dawn Duke

Dawn Duke

This study examines Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian women writers, as well as analyzing the roles of women of African descent in Cuban and Brazilian literature. Initially, literary imagination locked women into circumscribed roles, a result of hierarchies embedded in slavery and coloniality, and sustained by hierarchical theories on race and gender. The discussion illustrates how these negative aspects have influenced the mainstream literary imagination that contrasts with the 'self-portrayals' created by women writers themselves. Even as there continues to be disadvantageous constructions, there is no doubt that a modification has occurred over time in images, representation, and articulation. It is a ...


Toward The Decolonization Of African Nationalism: African Socialism, Pan-Africanism, And Neo-Colonialism In The Thought Of Kwame Nkrumah And Julius K. Nyerere, Jesse Benjamin Dec 2007

Toward The Decolonization Of African Nationalism: African Socialism, Pan-Africanism, And Neo-Colonialism In The Thought Of Kwame Nkrumah And Julius K. Nyerere, Jesse Benjamin

Jesse Benjamin

No abstract provided.