Together we have travelled a long road to be where we are today. This has been a road of struggle against colonial and apartheid oppression.
— Thabo Mbeki

And so I'm saying that, yes, colonialism was terrible, and I describe it as a legacy of wars, but we ought to be moving away from that by now.
Wangari Maathai colonial quote

South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination.
— Thabo Mbeki

You have to realize that up until about 1959, Africa was dominated by the colonial powers. And by the colonial powers of Europe having complete control over Africa, they projected Africa always in a negative light - jungles, savages, cannibals, nothing civilized.
— Malcolm X

Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
— colonial quotation by Nelson Mandela