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Afric-lit: An Afro-centric non-fiction reading list

I was recently asked to make a list of books on Africa. When I asked if it was to be a list of fiction or non-fiction, the response was “both.” But, for space and time’s sake, here’s a not-by-any-means comprehensive

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Cry, the beloved country

In 1948, before the South African government’s implementation of the unjust apartheid system (racist law separating blacks from whites) a writer named Alan Paton wrote these famous words: “Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor

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