(ThyBlackMan.com) Due to the magnitude of what’s taking place in occupied Palestine, hundreds and hundreds of individuals rallied and marched in Washington, D.C. earlier this month within the largest pro-Palestine rally ever within the U.S. to name for an finish to Zionist Israeli violence in opposition to the Palestinian folks. It appears that evidently an increasing number of persons are making connections concerning folks oppressed globally to the oppression that they face domestically. The Palestinian persons are going through a holocaust. It hasn’t gotten as a lot media protection however Africans within the Democratic Republic of the Congo are additionally at present going through horrific situations that may very well be characterised as a holocaust as effectively. One of the crucial well-known present Congolese public figures within the U.S. is present Memphis Grizzlies middle Bismack Biyombo and he did one thing spectacular final 12 months to help his folks.
In March 2022, Bismack Biyombo, then a member of the Phoenix Suns, introduced that he’ll donate his whole 2022 NBA wage in direction of constructing a hospital in his homeland of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. That wage was $1.3 million for the remainder of that NBA season. He did so in reminiscence of his late father. Biyombo’s father contracted COVID-19 again in July 2021 and Bismack flew dwelling to maintain his ailing father. Whereas he did get better from COVID-19, the elder Biyombo handed away later in August. Concerning the choice to construct the hospital, Bismack Biyombo mentioned, “What I informed my agent was my wage for this 12 months could be going to the development of a hospital again dwelling to present hope to the hopeless at dwelling and people people who can’t take their relations out,” Biyombo added. “I would like to have the ability to give them higher situations in order that they’ll considerably have hope that their family members will be capable to dwell and see one other day.”
The present state of affairs within the Democratic Republic of the Congo, situated in Central Africa, is much more dire. Nearly seven million folks have been internally displaced within the Democratic Republic of Congo because the struggle escalates between the M23 Rwandan backed insurgent militia and the Congolese armed forces. It takes an historic evaluation to grasp what’s at present taking place within the Congo. It’s essential to know that the Central Intelligence Company led effort to undermine the newly elected authorities of Patrice Lumumba as early as 1957 to make sure the capitalist international locations maintained their unfettered entry to Congolese uranium for atomic energy within the Chilly Warfare. Any semblance of self-determination in African international locations, particularly these as resource-rich because the within the Democratic Republic of Congo, results in neo-colonist interference to maintain the folks of that land from utilizing their sources for the plenty of their folks.
End story right here; Black Group: Extra Than a League of Bismack Biyombos Wanted for Change within the Congo.