Friday, April 18, 2008

Aimé Césaire: 1913-2008

Legendary poet Aimé Césaire died yesterday at the age of 94.

Césaire helped give rise negritude movement of black consciousness in the early half of the 20th century.

His most famous works were Notebook of a Return to the Native Land (Cahier d'un retour au pays natal) and Discourse on Colonialism (Discours sur le colonialisme).

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