Afrophobia: Letter to the National Association of Nigerian Students

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 “The actions by our siblings here in South Africa, particularly in Pretoria, when they target those black persons who are from other parts of the continent, are anti-black actions stemming from self-hatred caused by white supremacy.”

Revolutionary greetings to the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)

I write to you in my capacity as the Secretary for Student Affairs for the Black First Land First (BLF) movement. I am writing to you in relation to the recent Afrophobic attacks in South Africa and the response by NANS in Nigeria.

As Black First Land First – Student Movement (BLF-SM), we note the revolutionary action taken by NANS to demand that South African businesses leave Nigeria within 48hrs, as a response to the anti-black Afrophobia currently taking place in South Africa.

We wish to inform you that the BLF-SM stands in solidarity with our black siblings who arrive in this neo-colony from across the diaspora as well as the African continent, including Nigeria. We recognize that these borders were created and serve as a tool by the white imperialist colonizers to separate us and foster self-hatred within the black community.

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