Black History Month: Bolaji Badejo (1952-1992) – the Nigerian Actor Who Played the Monster in the (1979) Alien Movie!

In all the years I have re-watched the Alien movie (in various formats) no one has ever mentioned that an African man was essentially playing the lead-role in any of associated commentaries! How could this fact have been over-looked in a film that has gone down as iconic? He made all the sinister and threatening movements that made the ‘Alien’ believable and extremely disturbing and frightening to the watching audience and made the film what it was!

Mongolian Union Leader ‘Self-Immolates’ Over Workers’ Rights (2015) 

After speaking, he poured the liquid on his suit, set himself on fire, and fell down – and the union members next to him immediately took off their coats to put out the fire. Judging from the video, the fire was very big at the time, and with the help of the assistants and reporters present, the fire was put out. Erdeni was taken outside to ventilate. After a while, Erdeni walked back to the office not far away by himself. According to the doctor, Erdeni’s burn area is 30% to 40%. He is currently in good physical condition and mentally stable.