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  • n  an ideological position that holds Black culture to be independent and valid on its own terms; an affirmation of the African cultural heritage

  • Pope Paul went even further, telling the bishops on his arrival that they could give the Church "the precious and original contribution of negritude which she needs particularly.
  • No plausible evidence exists for these claims of Egyptian negritude, though it is true that the racism of traditional historians when dealing with the cultures of Africa has been .
  • The Caribbean, with its buried history of slave trade and uprisings, its lingering essense of negritude, is a good stage.

  • Nicolas Sarkozy in
    I would like to pay tribute to the memory of a great poet who became famous through the quality of his writings. We will remember an initiator with Léopold Sedar Senghor of the Negritude concept,Sarkozy said while adding his voice to the...
  • VS Naipaul in
    No,Naipaul said, with an impatient tapping of his brogue, "negritude, negritude, negritude".
  • Aimé Césaire in Toronto Star
    ...Cesaire, the Martinique poet acknowledged to be among the most significant French-language voices in the Caribbean, described Haiti as the start of collective black pride and consciousness, "the place where negritude was born."

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