The Rise of political and Green Leaders in our African Diaspora

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At African Consensus we wish to give more attention to the rising political leaders in our African Diaspora who are prepared to stand up against racism, climate disruption and injustice. A new generation of leaders in the African Diaspora can reach out as we join hands across continents to forge a better world.

Our first feature will be on Marcus of Seattle who will be a leader in the Green Party movement of America as Americans fight to take their own country back from racist police gestapo state controls.

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Climate Change Matters to Black Lives

Climate Change Matters to Black Lives.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the richest charity in the world. Their foundational goal is to end poverty and the majority of their work is with Black and Brown people around the world, especially in the Global South. The Gates Foundation has focused their work in Africa to combat malaria and polio. All of this work will be undermined by climate change, which will increase diseases and famines. Financially, Africa is the most impoverished continent, yet as a continent we have the most natural resources. These natural resources, like fossil fuel, are being stolen out of Africa by neocolonial-transnational corporations. This is what keeps Africa poor. When Black people stand up to stop the exploitative extraction, they are gunned down or go missing, as we saw in the Nigerian Delta with Shell. The same corporations that are stealing Africa’s natural resources are most responsible for climate change. Climate change is killing people mainly from the Global South. Continue reading

Visiting Bhutan’s Seed Bank

Bhutan's Seed Bank is the original Noah's Ark. Bhutan has preserved some 60 percent of its total land mass as conservation zonIMG_3722

Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is a land of monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic topography ranging from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are a destination for serious trekkers. Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, a sacred site, clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley. Continue reading

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