Moving the Centre by Ngugi wa Thiongo

Moving the Centre: The Struggle For Cultural Freedoms by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Western imperialism’s colonizing efforts in the last four hundred years have lead to a situation where world cultures have been dominated by a handful of …

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Remembering-the-Dismembered-Armah-C101

Remembering the Dismembered Continent by Ayi Kwei Armah

1885, Berlin: European and American globalizers set up colonies that impoverished Africans by exporting raw resources to fuel European and American prosperity.
1960s: “Independent” Africa’s rulers, …

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Walter Rodney Speaks-C101

Walter Rodney Speaks: The Making of an African Intellectual

In 1974, Walter Rodney visited the Institute of the Black World in Atlanta, Georgia. With the institute’s members, he discussed his own political and intellectual …

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Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Kwame Ture, that great son of Africa said, “power begins on the level conception,” this is the best way to describe Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Something …

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A History of Pan-African Revolt-C.L.R. James-C101

A History of Pan-African Revolt by C.L.R. James

This concise, accessible history of revolts by African peoples worldwide explores the wide range of methods used by Africans to resist oppression and the negative …

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The Black Jacobins-James-C101

The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution by C.L.R. James

This book is an account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille and became the model …

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The Irritated Genie-Carruthers-C101

The Irritated Genie by Jacob H. Carruthers

The Haitian Revolution is one of the most important revolutions in the history of the world, if not, the most significant revolution in the Western …

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