Over 800 delegates from across the country attended the Black First Land First (BLF) Launch Conference in Soweto yesterday at which the Black Agenda for blacks only was adopted. The Conference was addressed by, amongst others by Pastor Xola Skosana of the Way of Life Kilombo in Khayelitsha as well as by the veteran social and woman’s liberation activist Bev Ditsie. Two speakers emphasized black unity and black love:
Brothers and Sisters from the Workers Party (PT). We write from South Africa, a country just like yours, which has known the horrors of colonialism, imperialist racist dictatorship and an unending neo-liberal assault on the black majority.
We watched with great inspiration and with a revolutionary critical stance as your former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (comrade Lula) undertook brave and ingenious policy decisions to move Brazil away from the status of being world number one in inequality. A status South Africa has been competing very competently with your nation for as long as it was under neo-liberalism before your party took over. We laughed at the fact that South Africa was so competent in inequality. That we were your fiercest competition. Continue reading “BLACK FIRST LAND FIRST (BLF) SENDS REVOLUTIONARY SOLIDARITY TO THE PEOPLE OF BRAZIL AND THE WORKERS PARTY”