Jun
07

MAYA ANGELOU by CAMERON DUODU (PART 2)

MAYA ANGELOU (2) By CAMERON DUODU   In May 1964, my novelist friend, Julian Mayfield, told me that Malcolm X had come to Ghana! He, Maya Angelou and a few other African-Americans, including a soft-spoken but very serious and hard-working lady called Alice Windome, had formed an organising committee for the visit and were taking… Continue reading »

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Jan
27

WHAT FRANTZ FANON MEANT TO AFRICAN LIBERATION (2)

WHAT FRANTZ FANON MEANT TO AFRICAN LIBERATION (2)  By CAMERON DUODU Fanon’s relations with the independent African states were always problematic. He had to deal with them on behalf of the Algerian Government in exile, which was formed in Cairo in September 1958. But Fanon  needed to resort tosecrecy, as many of the independent Africanstates were only dressed-up as sovereign states, but had state institutions that had been infiltrated to the hilt by… Continue reading »

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