Marissa Evans

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.

Pan Africanist Congress of Azania

Pan Africanist Congress 2008 Commemoration of the 32nd Anniversary of the Soweto Uprising Image Ownership: Public Domain The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) was officially established on April 5-6, 1959 with the goal of ending white domination in South Africa and returning the land to its … Read MorePan Africanist Congress of Azania

South African Students’ Organization (SASO)

Steve Biko, Founder of the South African Students Association Image Ownership: Public Domain 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 … Read MoreSouth African Students’ Organization (SASO)