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BLACK WOMAN – By Leopold Sedar Senghor

Black Woman was written when Leopold Sedar Senghor was in exile in France. The celebration of the black body of a woman was rare in the art that the poem when published became revolutionary in its implications. Leopold Senghor is the greatest of the Francophone African poets. He was born in Senegal, in 1906, and schooled both in Dakar and in Paris, France. Naked woman, black womanClothed with your colour…

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