Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #BringBackOurDemocracy

Most recents (1)

Sometimes I've flashbacks to 1992/93. I was in the university, young and reckless. We protested on the streets for democracy confronting soldiers who had no qualms using us as target practice. That I didn't get shot or come home to my parents in a box was but for the grace of God
If I tell my parents what I did then or where i went to protest, they'll cringe...hell even I still cringe today when I remember. There was no social media then. There were no hashtags. There was no Jack to help us raise funds or amplify our voice but we confronted evil and won.
Supo Shasore "Journey of an African Colony" made us understand that the independence we got in 1960 was off the back of protest like the Aba women's riot in 1929 and the Enugu Coal workers strike/massacre in 1949. In 1978, students had reason to demand that "Ali Must Go" after...
Read 9 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!