(Sédar) Senghor (1906)
Léopold Senghor was president of Senegal and one of
the originators of the Negritude movement. This site provides
a biographical sketch of Senghor. Using your research from
this site, define the Negritude movement. Write your definition
in the Web Links Activitiy Log.
Then consider how the ideas behind the Negritude movement
influenced the poem "All That You Have Given Me, Africa."
Cite lines or ideas from the poem in your answer.
African Art/Western Eyes
Anoma Kanié, author of the poem "All That
You Have Given Me, Africa," is from the Ivory Coast.
The largest ethnic group on the Ivory Coast is the Baule people.
This selection of Baule art from the Smithsonian Institutionís
National Museum of African Art captures on video the diversity of
Baule art. Imagine that these objects were displayed on postcards.
Write the brief summaries that might be printed on the back
of each card.