Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara was the leader of the revolution in Burkina Faso, West Africa during the years 1983-87. Central to this book is a speech by Sankara himself, in which he outlines the nature of female oppression, how men should view women and how women are a vital part of the revolution. His Marxist sympathies and ideologies influenced his leadership and philosophies. Eventually he was arrested by the corrupt government and assassinated.

This book is on my bookshelf as Sankara puts forward a political course with the aim of ending female oppression. His arguments on the role of women in the revolution make this a staple of any black girls bookshelf.

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