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Nkrumah, Kwame(Encyclopedia)Nkrumah, Kwame kwä´m nkroo´mä [key], 1909–72, African political leader, prime minister (1957–60) and president (1960–66) of Ghana. The son of a goldsmith, he was educated at mission scho...
Ture, Kwame(Encyclopedia)Ture, Kwame: see Carmichael, Stokely.
Kenyatta, Jomo(Encyclopedia)Kenyatta, Jomo j´m knyä´t [key], 1893?–1978, African political leader, first president of Kenya (1964–78). A Kikuyu, he was one of the earliest and best-known African nationalist leader...
Accra(Encyclopedia)Accra krä´, k´r [key], city (1984 pop. 867,459), capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea. It is Ghana's largest city and its administrative, communications, and economic center. The ch...
Abrahams, Peter(Encyclopedia)Abrahams, Peter, 1919–2017, South African novelist and journalist, b. Peter Henry Abrahams Deras. Though he lived mostly in exile, he exposed the injustices of the apartheid system and the politics ...
Pan-Africanism(Encyclopedia)Pan-Africanism, general term for various movements in Africa that have as their common goal the unity of Africans and the elimination of colonialism and white supremacy from the continent. However, on...
Du Bois, W. E. B.(Encyclopedia)Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt Du Bois)dbois´ [key], 1868–1963, American civil-rights leader and author, b. Great Barrington, Mass., grad. Harvard (B.A., 1890; M.A., 1891; Ph.D., 189...
Busia, Kofi Abrefa(Encyclopedia)Busia, Kofi Abrefa k´f äbr´fä boos´ä [key], 1913–78, political leader in Ghana. He was educated in Africa and in England and taught sociology in African, American, and European unive...
Ghana(Encyclopedia)Ghana, officially Republic of Ghana, republic (2015 est. pop. 27,583,000), 92,099 sq mi (238,536 sq km), W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital and largest city is ...
Carmichael, Stokely(Encyclopedia)Carmichael, Stokely, 1941–98, African-American social activist, b. Trinidad. He lived in New York City from 1952 and graduated from Howard Univ. in 1964. Carmichael participated in the Congress of R...
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