Pope Francis pontificates on ‘new colonialism,’ Africa still reeling from the old one

by Rachel Décoste Thirty years ago Pope John Paul II chose Cameroon as the location to apologise to black Africa for the involvement of white Christians in the slave trade. This time, it is Pope Francis who uses Sub-Saharan Africa as a backdrop to speak out against colonialism. Last week in his inaugural trip to… Read More

The African-Argentine: Not an oxymoron

by Rachel Décoste “Liberty has no color” read the signs held outside a Buenos Aires city courthouse. However,  Argentines are famous for saying, “no hay negros en Argentina, “there are no blacks in Argentina.”  ~Trip Down Memory Lane – African Descendants In Argentina I have been fortunate to travel extensively in my adult life. There is no better… Read More