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The Michael Brooks Show

Jan 2, 2019

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On this week's Illicit History, Milton Allimadi (@Allimadi), Editor/Publisher of Black Star News, joins us to introduce the life of Burkina Faso's Thomas Sankara, sometimes referred to as Africa's Che Guevara. Burkina Faso's history with coups. The material and political conditions that led to Sunkara's rise. Cold War era implications for Burkina Faso foreign policy. The duplicity and treachery of Blaise Compoare and Thomas Sunkara's assassination.