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"... Maradona had committed the sin of being the best, the crime of speaking out about things the powerful wanted kept quiet ..." -- Eduardo Galeano.
Chinua Achebe: " ... I do not believe that black people should invent a great fictitious past in order to justify their human existence and dignity today."
Pierre Kompany was born Bukavu, Belgian Congo, migrated to Belgium where he worked as an engineer, served in a regional parliament and became mayor of Ganshoren, Belgium. One of his three children, Vincent Jean Mpoy, today captained @ManCity to the 2018-2019 Premier League title
On September 11, 1977, Steve Biko was loaded into the back of a police van after he had been arrested, interrogated and beaten by Apartheid police. The next day he was dead. When the white Minister of Justice was asked about it, he said: "It leaves me cold."