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A Millennium Letter to Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Concluding a Dialogue?

Ali A. Mazrui


This may be my last public statement on the Internet about your television series, WONDERS OF THE AFRICAN WORLD. Like you, but by a lesser volume, I have been bombarded by hundreds of e-mails on the subject. Like you, I do think such a debate is healthy. But unlike you, I am worried about the wider world of television-viewers and video-viewers, totally unaware of this debate and its incisiveness, and potentially vulnerable to the negative effects of your television series.

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West Africa Review. ISSN: 1525-4488 (online).
Editors: Adeleke Adeeko, Nkiru Nzegwu, and Olufemi Taiwo.

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