nkrumah, kwame

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Nkrumah, Kwame [(uhn-krooh-muh)]

The president of Ghana in the 1960s and a leader of the Pan-African movement, which opposed white domination of Africa and promoted a feeling of shared identity among black Africans. He was deposed by a military coup in Ghana in 1966.

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