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Ten African heroes : the sweep of independence in Black Africa /

Main Author: Melady, Thomas Patrick.
Other Authors: Melady, Margaret Badum.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, 2011
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Table of Contents:
  • Beginnings
  • Leopold Sedar Senghor : poet, philosopher, and founding president of Senegal
  • Julius Kambarage Nyerere : the patient architect
  • Kenneth David Kaunda : navigator for freedom
  • Seretse Khama : courageous advocate for racial reconciliation
  • Thomas Joseph Mboya : young man in a hurry
  • Holden Roberto : an Angolan patriot
  • Eduardo C. Mondlane : martyr for Mozambique
  • William V.S. Tubman : new deal for Liberia
  • Sylvanus Olympio : West African leader brutally killed in Togo
  • Ahmadou Ahidjo : the serene leader of a multiethnic state
  • Epilogue
  • Appendices. I. Protestant and Catholics speak to leaders of Portugal in 1961
  • II. Senghor's address on the civilization of the universe
  • III. Khama's address on racial reconciliation.