Ali Bilow is an undergraduate student at the University of Washington where she studies history, anthropology, and African studies. She is currently a program intern at the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas, a non-profit organization in Seattle which presents and produces African-American cultural programs. In the future she hopes to go on to graduate school to study African history.
The Mau Mau Uprising, a revolt against colonial rule in Kenya, lasted from 1952 through 1960 and helped to hasten Kenya’s independence. Issues like the expulsion of Kikuyu tenants from settler farms, loss of land to white settlers, poverty, and lack of true political representation … Read MoreMau Mau (1952-1960)