"I believe we have no choice but to move forward; that those of us who believe in democracy and civil rights and a common humanity have a better story to tell." former President Obama said in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Former President Barack Obama celebrated Nelson Mandela's life and legacy in South Africa on Tuesday with a speech that focused not only on the freedom Mandela came to symbolize, but the long walk it took to get there. "We have to follow Madiba's example of persistence and hope," Obama said, using Mandela's clan name. "It's tempting right now to give in to cynicism. To believe that recent shifts in global politics are too powerful to push back. That the pendulum has swung permanently. Just as people spoke about the triumph of democracy in the '90s, now you're hearing people talk about the end of democracy and the triumph of tribalism and the strong man. We have to resist that cynicism,...
Inspired by Octavia Butler's quote and learning about the politically conscious graphic artist Frank Cieciorka. He revitalized the iconic clenched fist which was a striking symbol of the civil rights movement of the 60s.
We, at Addistopia are excited to announce the launch of our brand new shop! Our shop features products inspired by the current momentous movement in Ethiopia. A movement embracing unity and love. We believe this is a start of a promising future for Ethiopia and Africa as a whole.
Visit our store and get yourself our Meskel Square and Unity shirts. You'll feel you are part of the movement when you put them on!
Have fun shopping and we look forward to hearing your feedback!