As I Run Toward Africa: A Memoir by Molefi Kete Asante

By Molefi Kete Asante

As I Run towards Africa is Molefi Kete Asante's memoir of his notable lifestyles. he is taking the reader on a trip from the yank South to the houses of kings in Africa. Born right into a relatives of sixteen kids dwelling in a bed room shack, Asante rose to develop into director of UCLA's Centre for Afro American reviews, editor of the magazine of Black reports and collage professor by means of the age of 30. the govt. of Ghana targeted Asante as a conventional king in 1996. Asante recounts his conferences with personalities equivalent to Wole Soyinka, Cornel West and others. this is often an uplifting real-life tale approximately desire and empowerment.

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