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The Global Africana Review is the Department’s academic journal comprised of

UNC undergraduate students’ research. The inaugural issue was launched in Spring 2017.

An electronic version of the journal can be found in the Carolina Digital Repository,

along with previous volumes.



General Information | ii

Chair’s Note | iii

Editorial Team | iv

Contributors | v

Introduction | 1

Eunice N. Sahle


The Infographics of W.E.B. Du Bois at the 1900 Paris World Fair: A Form of Activism | 3

Desiree S. Stukes


A Revolutionary Counterrevolution: Thomas Sankara, Burkina Faso, and African Radicalism in

Context, 1983–87 | 19

Yonathan Tate


Identity: The Shaping of Pauli Murray and the Fourteenth Amendment | 31

Robert Clay


Walking While… : Walkable Communities and the Politics of Urban Neighborhood Governance | 42

Mars Quiambao


Interrogating the “Ivorian Miracle”: From Independence Success to Civil Wars | 51

Yaya Bakayoko


Promoting Human Dignity Through Ecological Justice: A Review of Unbowed by Wangari Maathai | 59

Lwazi Bululu


Reunification Motivated by Emotion: A Review of Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery by Heather A. Williams | 62

Kevin Parris
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