Historian Kamau Brathwaite dies at 89

Edward Kamau Brathwaite (Photo via Barbados Nation)
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(Barbados Nation) Barbadian Edward Kamau Brathwaite, the noted poet and historian has passed.

He was 89 years old.

Kamau, as he was familiarly known, was educated at Harrison College, the University of Cambridge Pembroke College and the University of Sussex.

He was an education officer in Ghana from 1955 to 1962 before he returned to the Caribbean to teach in St Lucia and later at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica. He also lectured at New York University.

Read more at: Barbados Nation

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