A three-time World Cup winner who scored 1,281 goals in 1,363 games, Pele is known as the “king of soccer,” the world’s most beautiful game.
“The difficult, the extraordinary, is not scoring a thousand goals like Pelé. It is creating a goal like Pelé,” wrote Brazilian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade.#Pele #RIPPele #futbol #Legend
The statements by the two officials indicate the erasure from public memory – in both Kenya and Britain – of the trauma of the colonial period. Worse still, they reflect the active substitution of an official narrative of British beneficence for the reality of subjugation and resistance during the 70 years of colonial rule.#Kenya #QueenElizabethII #MauMau #Africa
In the aftermath of the shootings, Kurds have called for better protection from the French authorities. Community leaders met the Parisian police chief on Saturday.#Paris #Kurds #racism #Protest
Last Friday, with this recent bomb cyclone, 53.7% of the nation was covered in snow; more than any time since record-keeping began—as the oil industry knowingly lies to us and rakes in profits.#bombcyclone2022 #GlobalWarming #ClimateCrisis #FREEZE