Born Again African

Black, French, and African: A Life of Léopold Sédar Senghor

by Janet G. Vaillant

Œuvre poétique

by Léopold Sédar Senghor
On July 7, 1928, the graduation ceremonies of the new French lycée in Dakar, Senegal, were dignified by the presence of the governor general of West Africa Primarily the children of white colonial administrators and businessmen, the school’s hundred-odd students included about fifteen Africans, only one in the graduating class.