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Birago Diop (1906-1989) was a Senegalese poet and story-teller, whose work restored the general interest in African folktales and promoted him into one of the most outstanding African francophone writers. One of his poems, "Souffles", is a tribute to the original African culture and embodied the movement of tacking back this culture denied during colonisation.  1) Poem "Souffles" recited (French): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Da 2) Wikipedia :https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birago_Diop

Birago Diop (1906-1989) was a Senegalese poet and story-teller, whose work restored the general interest in African folktales and promoted him into one of the most outstanding African francophone writers. One of his poems, "Souffles", is a tribute to the original African culture and embodied the movement of tacking back this culture denied during colonisation. 1) Poem "Souffles" recited (French): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Da 2) Wikipedia :https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birago_Diop

Ernest Cole (1940 - 1990) was a South African photographer, the first black freelance photographer in South Africa. He dedicated his former life to capture the reality of Apartheid on Black South African. He gathered his pictures in a famous book titled "House of Bondage" in 1967 banned in South Africa.   Wiki page : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Cole

Ernest Cole (1940 - 1990) was a South African photographer, the first black freelance photographer in South Africa. He dedicated his former life to capture the reality of Apartheid on Black South African. He gathered his pictures in a famous book titled "House of Bondage" in 1967 banned in South Africa. Wiki page : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Cole

Stephen Bantu Biko (1946 – 1977) was an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the 1960s-70s. A student leader, he later founded the Black Consciousness Movement which would empower and mobilize much of the urban black population. He once said "being black is not a matter of pigmentation, being black is reflection of a mental attitude"    1) Documentary : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoNGCSgWQEQ 2) Wiki page : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Biko

Stephen Bantu Biko (1946 – 1977) was an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the 1960s-70s. A student leader, he later founded the Black Consciousness Movement which would empower and mobilize much of the urban black population. He once said "being black is not a matter of pigmentation, being black is reflection of a mental attitude" 1) Documentary : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoNGCSgWQEQ 2) Wiki page : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Biko

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (1977- ) is a Nigerian novelist, nonfiction writer and short story writer. She is one of the most prominent young anglophone writer and contributes to attract a new generation of readers to the African literature. Moreover, she consider feminism as large part of her work.  To have more info Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie : 1) Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimamanda_Ngozi_Adichie 2) TED about feminism action : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg3umXU_qWc

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (1977- ) is a Nigerian novelist, nonfiction writer and short story writer. She is one of the most prominent young anglophone writer and contributes to attract a new generation of readers to the African literature. Moreover, she consider feminism as large part of her work. To have more info Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie : 1) Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimamanda_Ngozi_Adichie 2) TED about feminism action : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg3umXU_qWc

W. E. B. Du Bois (1868 - 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist and author. Du Bois was one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909. Du Bois is known for his fight for equal rights for blacks in the US.  More info about W.E.B Du Bois :  1) Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._B._Du_Bois 2) Documentary video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSY5eD8boqg

W. E. B. Du Bois (1868 - 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist and author. Du Bois was one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909. Du Bois is known for his fight for equal rights for blacks in the US. More info about W.E.B Du Bois : 1) Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._B._Du_Bois 2) Documentary video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSY5eD8boqg

Samora Machel (Sept 1933 – Oct 1986) was a Mozambican military commander, revolutionary socialist leader who fought for Mozambique's independence which was declared in 1975. Machel became the first President of Mozambique in 1975 until his death in 1986, in a an aircraft crash.   To get more information about Samora Machel : 1) Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44Q_6VmN0uU&index=1&list=PL1FKi79YyZ8dISmxXNpW0qXpqdoddTYEa 2) Wikipedia…

Samora Machel (Sept 1933 – Oct 1986) was a Mozambican military commander, revolutionary socialist leader who fought for Mozambique's independence which was declared in 1975. Machel became the first President of Mozambique in 1975 until his death in 1986, in a an aircraft crash. To get more information about Samora Machel : 1) Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44Q_6VmN0uU&index=1&list=PL1FKi79YyZ8dISmxXNpW0qXpqdoddTYEa 2) Wikipedia…

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (born June 13, 1954) is a globally renowned Nigerian economist best known for her two terms as Finance Minister of Nigeria and for her work at the World Bank as one of its Managing Directors (October 2007–July 2011).

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (born June 13, 1954) is a globally renowned Nigerian economist best known for her two terms as Finance Minister of Nigeria and for her work at the World Bank as one of its Managing Directors (October 2007–July 2011).

Jerry John Rawlings (1947 - ) is a former head of state and president of Ghana. Rawlings was in line with Kwame Nkrumah's ideology and established the 4th Ghanaian republic in 1992. He made Ghana's economy one of the most successful in Africa and provided political stability in the country.    To get more information about Jerry Rawlings :     1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikHpFgKJax8 (video documentary)  2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Rawlings (Wikipedia)

Jerry John Rawlings (1947 - ) is a former head of state and president of Ghana. Rawlings was in line with Kwame Nkrumah's ideology and established the 4th Ghanaian republic in 1992. He made Ghana's economy one of the most successful in Africa and provided political stability in the country. To get more information about Jerry Rawlings : 1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikHpFgKJax8 (video documentary) 2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Rawlings (Wikipedia)

Cheick Anta Diop (1923 - 1986) is a Senegalese historian, anthropologist, physicist, and politician who studied the human race's origins. He dedicated his work to reaffirm the place of Black Africa into History.

Cheick Anta Diop (1923 - 1986) is a Senegalese historian, anthropologist, physicist, and politician who studied the human race's origins. He dedicated his work to reaffirm the place of Black Africa into History.

Marcus Garvey (1887 – 1940) was a Jamaican political leader who started the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). This organization had over fifty thousand members and created other organizations to help the black community.

Marcus Garvey (1887 – 1940) was a Jamaican political leader who started the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). This organization had over fifty thousand members and created other organizations to help the black community.