The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers, and the African Elite. Front Cover. Chinweizu. Random House, – History – pages. Book reviews: The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Exile By CHINWEIZU (New York, Random House, ). pp. Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an.
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The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Elite by Chinweizu
anf He is also a co-author of Towards the Decolonization of African Literature Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an independent spirit and also Mobutu of Zaire though it was Mobutu who helped murder Patrice Lumumba and handed over the copper mines of Belgium’s Union Miniere to the Americans. AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public.
tje Jlbutler55 rated it it was amazing Jul 15, Micaiah rated it really liked it Dec 19, Elo Onyia rated it it was amazing Feb 04, To ask other readers questions about The West and the Rest of Usplease sign up. Oladipo Oluwaseun rated it did not like it Feb 02, Chinweizu does provide dabs of historical insight when he examines the assimilationist, comprador middleman qualities of erst black liberals and post-World War II independence leaders like Nkrumah.
Chido Nwakanma rated it it was amazing Apr 20, chunweizu See What Everyone is Watching. In Uganda, some pseudo pan Africanists have adopted pan Africanism as their political party ideology, but the actions of these people in DR Congo and elsewhere betrays their commitment to pan Africanism and leaves a lot to be desired.
Chinweizu, a Nigerian author, dedicated his book to victims of the West’s assault upon the rest of us, especially to Amerindians and Aborigines of Australasia who were exterminated and expropriated, millions of Africans who were enslaved in the Americas, countless Africans who died resisting European invasion and occupation, soldiers from the Third World who were conscripted to fight and protect western empires, Third World liberation fighters who have struggled for a better future for their people, and to all of us who want to achieve a just, non-imperialist and enduring peace with prosperity for all humankind.
I am leaving the book after pages, however, because it seems to me to be, despite its positive qualities, too informed by materialist and patriarchal worldviews.
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Mariam rated it it was amazing Jun 09, He is commonly associated with Black orientalism. Due to space constraints, I will only address parts four and five.
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Chinweizu is an institutionally unaffiliated Afrocentric scholar. Adamu Kasim rated it it was ok Jun 23, I’ve done enough reading of similar materials to know that this book, excellent though it may be, cannot address my needs.
Aug 01, Ty G rated it it was amazing Shelves: As the author argues, it is suicidal for the chinweizzu [read Africans] to see, think and act out of assumptions about the world that reflect and advance the interests of the lions and jackals preying on harmless and defenceless sheep. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.
Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. These Bretton Woods institutions often recruit local agents and use them to push their reactionary agenda in African countries. Omenihu Alex rated it liked it Jan 21, He is also a co-author of Towards the Decolonization of African Chinweizu is an institutionally unaffiliated Afrocentric scholar. On this contradiction, Chinweizu argues that, “there is a strange quisling quality about their actions which should force us to test whether they are primarily African nationalists or modern black slavers serving the West just as the slaving elites did centuries ago.