By David Rambeau
Freelance Contributor 

Urban Journeys - Support September Is Black Reading Month 44 - Septembre est le mois de la lecture noire 2

 

September 7, 2023

We started SIBRM 44 years ago in our quest for Black Literary independence or self determination. When we started we focused on one language: English. Finally, after many delays, we added French, which is now in our second year. Both are languages of power and education around the world, including, if not notably, in Africa. If you watch any of the foreign news items from Africa, you will find the spokespersons speaking English or French. Over 150 million Africans speak French. More Africans speak French than native French people. How could we be pan-Africanists if we didn't study F...



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