Wangari Maathai on the Prospect of a Skyscraper in Uhuru Park

Uhuru Park in Nairobi. Uhuru is the Swahili word for freedom. Source: Mwafrika

"[P]eople are starving. They need food; they need medicine; they need education. They do not need a skyscraper to house the ruling party."

Wangari Maathai, as quoted in "Wangari Maathai: 'You Strike The Woman ...'" by Priscilla Sears, 1991

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