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Makeba: The Miriam Makeba Story

This book is about Miriam Makeba
"Makeba: The Miriam Makeba Story" delves deeply into the life and legacy of Miriam Makeba, an emblematic figure in the realms of music, social justice, and global cultural influence. Published on October 1, 2004, this autobiography unfolds the riveting journey of Makeba from her humble beginnings in South Africa to her towering presence on the world stage. Readers will traverse through her early musical beginnings with the Manhattan Brothers, her poignant exile from South Africa, and her influential friendships with figures like Harry Belafonte. The narrative also explores her performance at President Kennedy's birthday gala, her marriage to activist Stokely Carmichael, and her life in Guinea. Ideal for adult education settings, this book offers rich insights into gender equality, racial justice, and voting rights, encapsulating the struggles and triumphs of a woman who not only broke artistic barriers but also stood as a pillar of resilience and advocacy in the face of systemic oppression. Explore the life of Miriam Makeba, whose voice transcended continents and whose spirit fought tirelessly for freedom and rights across the globe.
Published by Real African Publishers on October 1, 2004
264 pages
ISBN: 9781919855394
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