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In Praise of Black Women, Volume 3: Modern African Women
In Praise of Black Women, Volume 3: Modern African Women by Simone Schwarz-Bart, Andre Schwarz-Bart, Stephanie Turner 0299172708 9780299172701
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In Praise of Black Women, Volume 3: Modern African Women by Simone Schwarz-Bart, Andre Schwarz-Bart, Stephanie Turner

Modern African Womenoffers powerful and unforgettable tales from Senegal to South Africa, from the nineteenth century to the present. These modern African rulers, leaders, and visionaries include Madam Yoko, Queen of the Kpaa Mende and national heroine of Sierra Leone; Princess Kesso, a Fulani Muslim princess from Guinea who became one of the worlds first black models; Alice Lenshina, who fought British colonial rule in Zambia and was considered a prophet in the Lumpa Church; Ellen Kuzwayo, member of the African National Congress whose struggle for civil and womens rights landed her in prison; Dulcie September, the ANC representative in France, killed for her ardent support for the cause of freedom; Miriam Makeba, internationally loved singer South African singer; Winnie Mandela, who carried on the struggle during Nelson Mandelas long imprisonment; and many others.

Author: Simone Schwarz-Bart, Andre Schwarz-Bart,

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 250

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

Publication Date: 2003-05-01

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