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Freedom is a Constant Struggle: S’bu Zikode

Freedom is a Constant Struggle

Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Sbu Zikode of Abahlali baseMjondolo from Oriana Bolden on Vimeo.

In this segment of Freedom Is A Constant Struggle, Kiilu’s guest is S’bu Zikode, leader of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers’ movement of South Africa, who visited the Bay Area last November (2010).

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S’bu Zikode’s Visit to Philadelphia

S'bu Zikode of Abahlali baseMjondolo Visits Philadelphia from Media Mobilizing Project TV on Vimeo.

S'bu Zikode, president of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the South African Shackdwellers' movement, visited Philadelphia as part of his recent nationwide tour. During his stay in Philadelphia, S'bu spent time learning about the recent history of development in North Philadelphia, visiting the Liberty Bell and Constitution Center, and connecting with taxi drivers at the airport holding lot. After his tour of the city he spoke to an audience of Media Mobilizing Project Network members and shared lessons and stories of struggle and victory from South Africa. He also showed a trailer for Dear Mandela, a documentary film about the Shackdwellers' Movement, which is being released in 2011. The event was sponsored Media Mobilizing Project, Philadelphia Student Union, Poverty Initiative and the Media Mobilizing Project of Pennsylvania.

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