Saturday, January 7, 2012

Rev. John Chilembwe

...Kunali John Chilembwe!!!
...Kunali John Chilembwe!!!
...Kunali John Chilembwe!!!



...Elapsed Time Since Chilembwe's Death: 97 years
...Rev. John Chilembwe Was: Tall, married, Mang'anja and Yao by tribe, Asthmatic, and reserved
...Occupation: Baptist preacher, trained in America
...John Chilembwe's Inspiration: John Brown
...Hated:Racism, blacks' oppression
...Wanted: Fairness, equality
...Chilembwe is Pronounced: chil-EMB-way
...Chilembwe Lived in: Nyasaland
...Nyasaland is Now Called: Malawi
...Nyasaland was, then, under: British Rule
...Chilembwe Preached Against: Murder, Robbery, Theft, Carnibalism, Carnality
...He Set Up The Church Called: Providence Industrial Mission (PIM)
...PIM is Found In: Chiradzulu District
...Chiradzulu is Located: In the Southern Region of Malawi
...Chilembwe's Father Was: Yao
...His mother was: Mang'anja
...He Rose Through the Education Ladder Because of: Joseph Booth
...Joseph Booth Was:, an eccentric, apocalyptic British fundamentalist missionary
...Relation Between Rev. John Chilembwe and Joseph Booth: House servant and boss, respectively
...John Chilembwe joined Joseph Booth's Staff In: 1982
...Booth Established: The Zambesi Industrial Mission
...Joseph Booth Promoted: egalitarian ideas
...Chilembwe traveled with Joseph Booth to Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.A In: 1897
...In Virginia, He: Attended a small African-American seminary
...Among Other Things, He: Learned about John Brown and other abolitionists and emancipators.
...Rev. John Chilembwe's Wife Was: Ida
...His Daughter's Name Was: Emma
...Rev. John Chilembwe's Face Appears: On the obverse of Malawian banknotes
...All Banknotes, Including Those Printed in 1980?: No, only those printed between 1994 and 2000
...Which White Person Got Rev. John Chilembwe's Picture From George Booth?: George Shepperson
...Which Plantation Manager Treated Indigenous People Harshly?:William Jervis Livingstone
...Indigenous People Called William Jervis Livingstone: Lisitoni
...Chilembwe's Anger Became Intense After: the outbreak of World War I in Europe
...The War Led To The: Recruitment of locals to fight the battle against Germans in neighboring Tanzania
...He decided to Strike a Blow In: January, 1915
...About His Plans, He Shared With: 200 followers
...Among Other Things, He Told Them About: The inspiration of John Brown
...Rev. John Chilembwe Warned His 200 Followers Against: Looting and Molesting white women
...His Action Reached a Crisis on: January 23, 1915
...When: In different sporadic attacks, his men beheaded Livingstone (Lisitoni)
...Apart from Livingstone (Lisitoni), They: killed two other white men and several Africans
...The Rebels: Looted ammunition
...But They: Spared White women and children
...The Next Thing Rev. John Chilembwe Did After Beheading the Whites Is: Pray
...When The Uprising Failed, Rev. John Chilembwe: Fled to Mozambique
...Rev. John Chilembwe Was Killed On: February 3
...February 3 Is, Among Others, The Birthday for: Zimbabwean President, Comrade Robert Mugabe, and Richard Leviano Simon Chirombo
...After Chilembwe's Death, How Long Did It Take Malawi To Become Independent: 49 years
...Today, Rev. John Chilembwe is: Regarded as a martyr in Malawi
...His Commemoration Day Is: January 15
...The Day Is Called: John Chilembwe Day
...Rev. John Chilembwe's Descendants Still Live In: Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia
...Some of Those Who Live in Zambia Are: Children of his sister Kumphita
...Kumphita Was: The daughter of Nyangu
...Nyangu Was: The Mother of Rev. John Chilembwe
...Kumphita is: Che Ebulo Kwali's mother
...Che Ebulo Kwali Was The Father: John Kwali
...In Mozambique, Rev. John Chilembwe's Niece Is: Erica Sapuna
...Who Introduced John Chilembwe Day: Malawi's Founding President, Ngwazi Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda
...Chilembwe Day Has Always Been: A public holiday in Malawi
...On Rev. John Chilembwe's Day: Malawian newspapers run special supplements
...Rev. John Chilembwe's Church, Providence Industrial Mission: Is Still There
...Zachimalawi: Respects Rev. John Chilembwe



...Kunali John Chilembwe!!!
...Kunali John Chilembwe!!!
...Kunali John Chilembwe!!!
...Kunali John Chilembwe!!!
...Kunali John Chilembwe!!!

3 comments:

Kaliff Chilembwe said...

Greetings! I am Kaliff Pha'Bey Chilembwe. I am the grandson of Katherine Chapel. The great grandson of Ella Mae Cheek. The great, great grandson of Rachel Chilembwe and the Great, great, great nephew of John Chilembwe.Peace and love!

Kaliff Chilembwe said...

Greetings! I am Kaliff Pha'Bey Chilembwe. Grandson of Katherine Chapel, great grandson of Ella Mae Cheek, great, great grandson of Rachel Chilembwe and great, great, great nephew of John chilembwe! I was born January 15,1965 in Chicago Illinois.I was raised a Baptist, love Islam and Yao by blood.Peace and love!

Elson Aaron Kambalu said...

Interesting! Need to connect