Arts + Culture

7 Underrated African Heroes You Should Know About

Here are some names that are often overlooked but where instrumental in the fight for the liberation of the African continent.

When thinking about Liberation movements or activists that have made a significant contribution in shaping African history, we often think (and rightly so) of names like Nelson Mandela, Kwame Nkrumah, Patrice Lumumba. Frequently, we overlook people that have greatly shaped the future and way of thinking of their country.

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