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Kwame Nkrumah Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

The Second Pan-African Congress, Palais Mondial, Brussels, September 1921.

Is a United States of Africa Possible?

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Is a united Africa, freed from the legacy of colonialism, possible? The Pan-African movement has been advocated by many different voices, underpinned by a belief in the common destiny of the peoples of Africa. By Hakim Adi, History Today — It is more than 60 years since the All-African Peoples Conference convened in Accra, Ghana in 1958. It was a notable event in the history of Pan-Africanism. Organised by two…

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U.S. president Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha stand at the “Door of No Return” during their visit to the Cape Coast Castle, Ghana, July 11, 2009

How Ghana made itself the African home for a return of the black diaspora

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By Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, Quartz Africa — In a recently released music video, Fuse ODG and Damian Marley (Bob Marley’s youngest son) explore the themes of slavery, colonialism, black pride and modern day police brutality. ‘Bra Fie’(which translates from the Ghanaian language Akan as “Come Home”) is an Afrobeats tune that harks back to the pan-Africanist themes of some of the older Marley’s anthemic hits. But it could also be a soundtrack for…

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Kwame Nkrumah

The Time for Pan-Africanism is Now!

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Africa did not gain Independence from her erstwhile colonial masters, we regained’ it! Africa was independent before they arrived! By Sebastiane Ebatamehi, The African Exponent — We can never talk enough of Kwame Nkrumah when ever the African narrative is analyzed. He is the perfect martyr, a hero unappreciated and one who despite the betrayal from a people he loved with all his heart, left behind a compass that would guide…

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The first of the century, the extensive history provides an in-depth look at the voices and bodies that shaped the century.

Author Releases Century’s ‘Most Extensive Pan-African History’

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“African history is considered rather unimportant, but the history of the African diaspora isn’t considered at all,” Hakim Adi said. By teleSur — “Pan-Africanism: A History” a recently released book written by Professor Hakim Adi is seeking to explore and create discussion about Pan-Africanism around the world, a topic the author says often goes undiscussed. From the early 1900’s til now, in his new book “Pan-Africanism: A History” Professor Hakim Adi explores…

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Hon. Samia Yaba Nkrumah

Nkrumah’s Vision for Africa’s Development Still Offers Best Viable Path

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By Milton Allimadi — Rampant and pervasive corruption in Africa and the widespread impoverishment of the masses is not by accident. Africans who know what needs to be done to create wealth and prosperity for the majority are eliminated. Leaders like Patrice Lumumba and Thomas Sankara who offer viable solutions are murdered. So feared are the lessons they offer–the need for African mental and psychological liberation as prerequisites for mapping…

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Kwame Nkrumah: Ghana’s first president and a revered Pan-Africanist

Kwame Nkrumah: Ghana’s first president and a revered Pan-Africanist

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By: Dennis Agaba — Kwame Nkrumah (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was the first prime minister and president of Ghana, having led it to independence from Britain in 1957. An influential advocate of Pan-Africanism, Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize in 1962. After twelve years abroad pursuing higher education, developing his political philosophy, and organizing with…

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Samia Nkrumah's push for African Unification and Integration

Samia Nkrumah’s push for African Unification and Integration

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By Kimberley Hibbert — SHE has been called a new Mandela because of her passion, vision and mission to revive the ideologies and teachings of her father Kwame Nkrumah, the first prime minister and president of Ghana. When All Woman caught up with Samia Nkrumah, a 57-year-old Ghanian politician, during her visit to Jamaica to launch the Centre for Reparation Research at the University of the West Indies, Mona, she spoke openly…

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Prof. Rupert Lewis and Samia Nkrumah talk African Unity and Reparations

Prof. Rupert Lewis and Samia Nkrumah talk African Unity and Reparations

By Reparations, Video/Audio

  Video: Region Talk interview with Samia Nkrumah, Ghanaian politician and daughter of former president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah. The interview hosted by Professor Rupert Lewis. Originally aired on October 19, 2017. Also read Samia Nkrumah on African Unity and Reparatory Justice – The African Unity and Reparatory Justice Keynote Speech Delivered by Hon. Samia Yaba Nkrumah on October 10th, 2017, at the Launch of the Centre for Reparation Research at the…

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