How Africans see their Past
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When Africans themselves tell the story of their past... what do they see? Shortly after his election in 2007, French president Nicolas Sarkozy gave a controversial speech in Senegal's capital, where he blasted Africans for "staying outside history"…How do Africans see their own past, through the eyes of their village, their tribe, their ethnic group, their country, or the prism of the former colonial powers?
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