Amilcar Cabral

Amilcar Cabral

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.
In honor of AmÌlcar Lopes Cabral - born in Bafat·, Portuguese GuinÈ (now Guinea Bissau) on 12 September, 1924, and assassinated on Jan 20, 1973 in Conakry, Guinea - and the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on January 15, 1929, and assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee - we have compiled the following information and collection of links.


4th Annual
Amilcar Cabral/Martin Luther King, Jr. Conference

"Cabral/King 2000"
Their legacy in the 21st Century

A Conference and Cultural Event
Monday, January 17th, 2000 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
UMass Boston, Healey Library, 11th floor

This year's theme reflects on the Cabral and King legacies in the new millennium. Cape Verdean refreshments will be served. Complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Featured Speakers and Panelists:

Joao Rosa, Teacher, Brockton High School - "The Historical Legacy of Amilcar Cabral"

Antonio C. Silva, Sociologist - Universidade Technica de Lisboa - "Amilcar Cabral and the Democratization of Cape Verde"

Dr. Carmen Neto, M.A., Oxford University - "Amilcar Cabral's Vision of Diplomacy"

Dr. Joseph Jordan - Director, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History

Dr. Bill Strickland - Prof. of Political Science, UMass Amherst

Dr. Margarida Moreira - Historian, Executive Director of the National Commission of Portuguese Discoveries

Dr. Jemadari Kamara - Chairman, Africana Studies Department, UMass Boston - Conference Coordinator and Moderator

This conference is free and open to the public.

ALL are Welcome

For more information contact:
Ambrizeth Lima: e-mail:


To UMass Boston - To the Healey Library


Cabral Links

  • Amilcar Cabral - Ana Maria Cabral
  • The Struggle for Liberation - from the web site of the Embassy of Cape Verde in Washington, D.C.
  • Amilcar Cabral's Vision of Diplomacy - Carmen Neto
  • Cabral : The Man And The Struggle - Raymond Almeida
  • The Struggle for Independence - Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau - Richard Leary
  • Amilcar Cabral - from the FundaÁ“o M·rio Soares
  • Cabral - a profile and time-line. Also his many awards and a select bibliography. - Patrice Alves, M.D.
  • 1999 Cabral/King Conference Student presentation (Portugues - Kriolu) - Jandir Oliveira
  • Challenging The Black Middle Class To "Return To The Source" - Ron Daniels in The Black World Today
    King Links

  • King's Last Sermon
  • The Forgotten Teachings of Martin Luther King
  • King was more fighter than dreamer
  • I Have a Dream
  • The unfinished agenda of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • (from Memphis Decomposed: A People's History of Memphis )
  • The Martin Luther King You Don't See On TV
  • The Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project at Stanford University
  • MLK Jr. Scavenger Hunt
  • - An activity for schoolchildren. From MassCUE
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
  • - the DEIL/IEI LinguaCenter, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Martin Luther King Day Quotes
  • Classic Photos from LIFE Magazine
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Seattle Times
    Other Links

  • History of the Institute - The John D. OíBryant African-American Institute, Northeastern University
  • Mandela's Congressional Address - Address By Nelson Mandela, President Of The Republic Of South Africa, Before A Joint Meeting Of The United States Congress, 1994-10-6
  • Role Of The United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid - Testimony of E.S. Reddy, former principal secretary of the Special Committee, before the Truth and Justice Commission of South Africa
  • History Of Olodum
  • Samuel Rayan, SJ - Vidyajyoti, Delhi, India - (SEDOS - Rome, Italy)

  •     - Decolonization of Theology
        - Local Cultures - Instruments Of Incarnated Christian Spirituality
  • 1968 - The Whole World Was Watching - Brown University Scholarly Technology Group
  • Timeline of Selected Events of the Civil Rights Movement

  •          - Greensboro Sit-Ins - Launch of a Civil Rights Movement
                - Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair Jr.) - One of the Greensboro 4, well-known member of the New Bedford community.


    AssociaÁ“o Juvenil Black Panthers
    Praia, Cabo Verde

    AssociaÁ“o Cultural Moinho da Juventude
    Lisbon, Portugal

    Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI)
    Roxbury, MA USA

    Pelourinho, Salvador, Bahia, Brasil

    Union of/Uni“o dos Cape Verdean Student Associations


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    Capeverdean student associations, social, and community organizations, etc. are urged to post information in their organizational material, newsletters, and on their web sites that tells people how to register to vote, and how to get direct help if they need it.

  • Rock the Vote
    Rock the Vote is dedicated to protecting freedom of expression and to helping young people realize and utilize their power to affect change in the civic and political lives of their communities.
  • The National Mail Voter Registration Form - US Federal Election Commission
  • How to Register to Vote in Massachusetts


    Vote....and also be COUNTED!!

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    CV Community Contact - Barbara Monteiro -

    Census Job Opportunities
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    Boston Region Jobs - 1-888-325-7733
    Nationwide Job Info - 1-888-325-7733

    1990 US Census Data - Persons of Capeverdean Ancestry

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    Kasa De Mudjer/ The House Next Door
    © 1997 Nancy Baptist


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    Cape Verde Home Page (Unofficial) Development Team
    Voice: (508) 994-2903
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