By Tukufu Zuberi, PBS History Detectives
African Independence highlights the $64000 function Africa has performed in fresh historical past and the numerous function it's going to proceed to play sooner or later of the United States and the globe. In a global the place a lot of the facility and wealth is still targeted within the palms of a really few humans, this booklet seems to be at how the heritage of African independence has touched all people—from refugees to heads of country.
Author Tukufu Zuberi weaves unique interview excerpts and tales from many Africans he has met with outdated newsreels, present information and experiences, and examine right into a better narrative that takes readers via key occasions in African heritage and indicates their significance this present day. The e-book presents context for knowing connections among occasions in Africa and the area, comparable to Nigeria’s Boko Haram acts of conflict opposed to the electorate of Nigeria and neighboring states, China’s upward thrust because the major superpower with the biggest monetary connections to the African continent, and the so-called battle opposed to terrorism.
Zuberi is additionally the director of the documentary African Independence, which has gained awards together with most sensible Director and most sensible Documentary on the San Diego Black movie pageant, most sensible Director on the People’s movie competition, top African movie on the San Diego Black movie pageant, and extra. either by myself and jointly, the publication and movie provide a deeper knowing of Africa’s imperative position in global affairs.
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African Independence: How Africa Shapes the World by Tukufu Zuberi, PBS History Detectives