Kwame Nkrumah

A Encyclopaedia Africana March 8, 2021 AMILCAR CABRAL

Amílcar Cabral, also known as Abel Djassi, was a leader in the struggle for independence in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde.  Cabral was a writer, agronomic engineer, and Marxist nationalist. He was born on September 12, 1924 in Bafata, Portuguese Guinea. His father, Juvenal Cabral was Cape Verdean and his mother Iva Pinhel Évora was Guinean. In 1932 his family moved …

Encyclopaedia Africana W September 11, 2020 W.E.B. DUBOIS

“Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.”

Encyclopaedia Africana P September 6, 2020 PATRICE LUMUMBA

Even in its first weeks, Lumumba’s left-nationalist government faced a massive destabilization campaign, as a Belgian-backed secessionist movement launched an armed revolt in Katanga.

B Encyclopaedia Africana September 2, 2020 BABATUNDE OLATUNJI

Baba sparked a deep sense of pride among African Americans by strongly promoting images of African culture, which in a subtle but significant way, helped set in motion the currents of the early civil rights movement,”

Encyclopaedia Africana G August 23, 2020 GEORGE PADMORE

Born in Trinidad in 1901, Padmore would come to personify the hopes and aspirations for Black freedom throughout his native Caribbean and Africa.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) August 17, 2020 GHANA INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH

Our independence is meaningless unless it is linked up with the total liberation of Africa.

Encyclopaedia Africana K August 16, 2020 KWAME NKRUMAH

On the 24th of February, 1966, he was overthrown by a CIA-backed military coup d’état led by Lieutenant General Joseph Arthur Ankrah, while on a state visit to Vietnam. Never returning to Ghana, he accepted the invitation of his close friend, President Sekou Toure of Guinea.

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