Category: INTELLECTUALS

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Austin Clarke


Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke, CM OOnt (born July 26, 1934), is a Canadian novelist, essayist and short story writer who lives in Toronto, Ontario. He has been called “Canada’s first multicultural writer” Biography Born in St. James, Barbados, Clarke had his early education there and taught at […]

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Chinua Achebe


Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe (born 16 November 1930) popularly known as Chinua Achebe (pronounced /ˈtʃɪnwɑː əˈtʃɛbeɪ/;[1]) is a Nigerian[2] novelist, poet, professor, and critic. He is best known for his first novel and magnum opus[3], Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the […]

Thomas Mofolo


Thomas Mokopu Mofolo (December 22, 1876- September 8, 1948) is considered to be the greatest Basotho author. He wrote mostly in the Sesotho language, but his most popular book, Chaka, has been translated into English and other languages. […]

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Malcolm X


Malcolm X (pronounced /ˈmælkəm ˈɛks/; May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), born Malcolm Little and also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz[1] (Arabic: الحاجّ مالك الشباز‎), was an African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist.[2][3][4][5]To his admirers, he was a courageous advocate […]