By Babacar M'Baye
This publication examines the cosmopolitanism and anticolonialism that black intellectuals, equivalent to the African American W.E.B. Du Bois, the Caribbeans Marcus Garvey and George Padmore, and the Francophone West Africans (Kojo Touvalou-Houénou, Lamine Senghor, and Léopold Sédar Senghor) constructed through the international wars by means of battling for freedom, equality, and justice for Senegalese and different West African colonial squaddies (known as tirailleurs) who made huge, immense sacrifices to free up France from German oppression.
Focusing at the team spirit among this certain team of African American, Caribbean, and Francophone West African intellectuals opposed to French colonialism, this publication uncovers pivotal moments of black Anglophone and Francophone cosmopolitanism and lines them to released and archived writings produced among 1914 and the center of the 20 th century.
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