ALL Black Lives Matter in the Congo By Helen Hintjens and Delphin Ntanyoma

September 14, 2020 admin 0

The article is published at BLISS, here’s repost. Wish to access the link on BLISS: https://issblog.nl/2020/09/11/all-black-lives-matter-mental-decolonization-to-prevent-genocide-in-the-congo/ 

After decades of civil warfare, peace is the priority for the Democratic Republic of Congo. Yet the predicament of the Banyamulenge, a minority currently besieged and threatened by surrounding armed groups in South Kivu, illustrates that the poisonous legacies of colonial theories of ‘race’ are alive and well in people’s minds.

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