Independent Historian

Marissa K. Evans is a Geography major and African Studies minor at the University of Washington.  Her focus in geography is in development and immigration, and she enjoys making connections between these two fields of study.  She is originally from Sun Valley, Idaho, but has loved living in Seattle for the past four years.  One of her passions is working with children, and she hopes to attain a Master’s Degree in education to eventually become an elementary school teacher.

Kenneth Kaunda (1924- )

Kenneth Kaunda, who served as Zambia‘s first president from October 24, 1966, to November 2, 1991, was born on April 28, 1924, in Lubwa, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia’s name as a colony of Great Britain).  Born as the eighth child to David and Helen Kaunda, they … Read MoreKenneth Kaunda (1924- )

South African Students’ Organization (SASO)

The South African Students’ Organization (SASO) emerged in 1968 as a unique group that re-established opposition to the South African government’s apartheid system “aboveground,” as opposed to other black resistance movements that previously had been forced to operate underground.  Until the creation of SASO in … Read MoreSouth African Students’ Organization (SASO)