Thomas C. Mountain is a long time revolutionary political activist and anti-racist educator. His background includes participation and leadership roles in the environment, land and housing struggles, labor, cultural work and education. He is founding co-chair of the Hawaii Black History Committee (1985), founding VP of the Hawaii Alliance for Peace and Justice in the Middle East (1982), co-editor and publisher of the Ambedkar Journal on India’s Dalits or Black Untouchables (1996) and one of the founders of the US Eritrean Peoples Friendship Association.
He is the only independent western journalist in the Horn of Africa, living and reporting from Eritrea since 2006.
Thomas C. Mountain is the most widely distributed independent journalist in Africa, living and reporting from Eritrea since 2006..In 1987 he was a member of the 1st US Peace Delegation to Libya to commemorate the first anniversary of the 1986 US bombing of Libya. He can be reached at thomas cmountain atyahoo_dot_com