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By Tukufu Zuberi

African Independence highlights the real position Africa has performed in contemporary heritage and the numerous function it's going to proceed to play sooner or later of the USA and the globe. In an international the place a lot of the ability and wealth is still centred within the fingers of a truly few humans, this publication appears at how the historical past of African independence has touched all people—from refugees to heads of nation.

Author Tukufu Zuberi weaves specific interview excerpts and tales from many Africans he has met with previous newsreels, present information and reviews, and examine right into a higher narrative that takes readers via key occasions in African background and indicates their value this present day. The booklet offers context for knowing connections among occasions in Africa and the realm, reminiscent of Nigeria’s Boko Haram acts of warfare opposed to the voters of Nigeria and neighboring states, China’s upward push because the major superpower with the most important monetary connections to the African continent, and the so-called battle opposed to terrorism.

Zuberi is usually the director of the documentary African Independence, which has received awards together with most sensible Director and top Documentary on the San Diego Black movie competition, top Director on the People’s movie pageant, top African movie on the San Diego Black movie pageant, and extra. either on my own and jointly, the booklet and picture supply a deeper knowing of Africa’s important function in global affairs.

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