Africafiles: The Pulse

Episode #21: The American Hand in Congo

| October 18, 2007


Artist: Silence Genti/
Title: Zimbabwe: A Tale of Gloom & Some Light
Album: PULSE 2007
Year: 2007
Genre: Blues
Length: 0:19:28
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

The ravaging of Africa has been enriching Europe and North America for more than 500 years. First, European empires imposed slavery and colonialism on the continent. After 1945, the United States took over as the dominant neo-colonial power. Assad Ismi and Christin Schwatrz explore the role of the US in "Militarizing Africa", the first of their four-part series on the destructive impact of U.S. imperialism on Africa.
0.00.00: Introduction
0.04.03: Assad Ismi & Christin Schwartz talk to African activists and explore the American hand in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo
0.19.27: Ends

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