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By Tukufu Zuberi, PBS History Detectives

African Independence highlights the $64000 function Africa has performed in fresh heritage and the numerous position it's going to proceed to play sooner or later of the US and the globe. In an international the place a lot of the facility and wealth continues to be focused within the arms of a really few humans, this ebook seems at how the heritage of African independence has touched all people—from refugees to heads of kingdom.

Author Tukufu Zuberi weaves particular interview excerpts and tales from many Africans he has met with previous newsreels, present information and studies, and study right into a better narrative that takes readers via key occasions in African historical past and indicates their significance at the present time. The booklet presents context for figuring out connections among occasions in Africa and the realm, resembling Nigeria’s Boko Haram acts of battle opposed to the voters of Nigeria and neighboring states, China’s upward push because the major superpower with the biggest monetary connections to the African continent, and the so-called battle opposed to terrorism.

Zuberi can also be the director of the documentary African Independence, which has received awards together with top Director and top Documentary on the San Diego Black movie pageant, top Director on the People’s movie pageant, top African movie on the San Diego Black movie competition, and extra. either on my own and jointly, the booklet and picture provide a deeper realizing of Africa’s vital function in global affairs.

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