Afro literature

Camara Laye, the black student

Afro Literature ☀  Camara Laye l’étudiant noir It is officially September, the month of the start of the school year for many of our young Afro-descendants who, for the most part, have already returned to school. This is the perfect opportunity to look at an African author who has written about the merits of education …

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The Gôbi

Littérature Afro ⭐ The Gôbi The Gobi: a clothing complement among certain peoples in West Africa The Gobi, for those who do not know, is a male headgear generally made of woven loincloth, embroidered or not. When worn, the Gôbi leaves an empty space between the top of the head and its upper end. This …

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☀ Ta-Nehisi Coates

Afro ☀ literature Ta-Nehisi Coates the troublemaker of African-American literature Between the profession of journalist and that of writer, the boundaries are thin. Ta-Nehisi Coates, a leading figure in African-American literature, is a great proof of this. Trained at Howard University in Washington in the press, the young graduate became a correspondent at the prestigious …

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☀ Léonora Miano

Afro ☀ literature Léonora Miano Cantor of Afropeanity Born on March 12, 1973 in Douala, Léonora Miano left her native Cameroon in 1991 for France, to study American literature. After years of studious and passionate studies, the young woman published her first novel“L’intérieur de la nuit”(2005), which was inspired in part by her personal career, …

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☀ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Born on September 15, 1977, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Enugu City, Nigeria. However, she grew up in the university town of Nsukka where, at the age of study, she began a course in pharmacology and medicine, before flying at the age of 19 to the United States. Chimamanda studied communication and political science at Drexel University in Philadelphia and in 2001

☀ Wole Soyinka

Afro ☀ literature Wole Soyinka, Author of Exception Of Nigerian origin, Wole Soyinka was born on July 13, 1934 in Abeokuta, a city that, for the record, was founded in 1825 as a refuge against slave hunters from Dahomey (now Benin) and Ibadan (Nigeria). An eclectic writer, no literary genre has any secrets for this …

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☀Who is Jean Pliya?

Afro ☀ literature Who is Jean Pliya? It is from Benin, a small country in West Africa (114,763 km2 in area all the same), that Jean Pliya comes to us. Born in Djougou, in the north of the country, on July 21, 1931, this prolific writer, university professor and statesman is one of the leading …

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