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Forgotten Trailblazers: The “Mères” of the Négritude Movement
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Politics and Society Forgotten Trailblazers: The “Mères” of the Négritude Movement

The revolutionary idea of Negritude turns 82 this year and the ‘trois pères’ of the movement, Aimé Césaire, Léopold Sédar Senghor and Léon-Gontran Damas, will be celebrated as literary heroes. But perhaps it is time, as Edwige-Renée Dro writes, to remember the ‘mères’ of the movement and resurrect them from obscurity.