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Black Studies: French

A guide to our history, our present, our future, solely for our wellbeing.

History & Criticism

The Négritude Movement


Gisèle Pineau, 1956-

Édouard Glissant, 1928-2011

Ousmane Sembène, 1923-2007

Léopold Sédar Senghor, 1906-2001

Francis Bebey, 1929-2001

David Diop, 1927-1960

Aimé Césaire, 1913-2008

Jacques Roumain, 1907-1944

Joseph Zobel, 1915-2006

Cheikh Hamidou Kane, 1928-

Ahmadou Kourouma, 1927-2003

Koffi Kwahulé, 1956-

Patrice Nganang, 1970-

Yambo Ouologuem, 1940-2017

Léonora Miano, 1973-

Salimata Togora, 1980-

Maryse Condé, 1937-

Bernard Binlin Dadié, 1916-

Frantz Fanon, 1925-1961

Ferdinand Oyono, 1929-2010

Mariama Bâ, 1929-1981

Mongo Beti, 1932-2001

Boubacar Boris Diop, 1946-

Raphaël Confiant, 1951-

Philippe Thoby-Marcelin, 1904-1975

Patrick Chamoiseau, 1953-

Seydou Badian Kouyaté, 1928-2018

Alain Mabanckou, 1966-

Zègoua Gbessi Nokan, 1936-

Scholastique Mukasonga, 1956-

Jean Bernabé, 1942-2017

Josué Guébo