Post-Independence Africa


1957

1957


Posted By on Jan 17, 2014

GHANA BECOMES FIRST INDEPENDENT BLACK STATE IN AFRICA under Kwame Nkrumah through Gandhi-inspired rallies, boycotts, and strikes, forcing the British to transfer power over the former colony of the Gold Coast. Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972): I Speak of Freedom, 1961, excerpts, Primary document available from Paul Halsall’s Modern History Sourcebook: ...

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