The Ghanian politician and revolutionary Kwame Nkrumah; Plus: an Update on the Instability in Congo

7am – In February, UpFront is presenting a new series, The Unsung Heroes: Celebrating Black History Month. Today we continue the series speaking to Harry Nii Koney Odamtten Assistant Professor of African and Atlantic History at Santa Clara University, about Pan Africanist Kwame Nkrumah, the first prime minister and president of Ghana after British colonial rule.

7:30am – We speak with Maurice Carney, co-founder and executive director of the advocacy organization Friends of the Congo about the instability, displacement and hunger happening in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Hosted and produced by Jeannine Etter, filling in for Salima Hamirani.

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