African history greats: Leopold Sedar Senghor

In our series on great African historical figures, history professor Eric Lamoureux talks to Gwen Schulman about the life and significance of Leopold Sedar Senghor who became Senegal’s first president.

Also be sure to check out our look at Angola’s 1st president Agostinho Neto

Angola’s first president: Agostinho Neto

In the first part of a new series we are launching on great figures of African political life, Amandla’s Gwen Schulman speaks to Vanier College history professor Eric Lamoureux about the significance of the first Angolan president, António Agostinho Neto Kilamba, and his contribution to African history.