Julius A. Amin is a professor of history at the University of Dayton. His publications have appeared in many journals including Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Africa Today, International Journal of African Historical Studies, Journal of Black Studies, Cahiers d'etudes Africaines, African Studies Review and more. My books include The Peace Corps in Cameroon (Kent State University Press, 1992), African Immersion (Lexington Books, 2014), and book chapters.
Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was 39 years old when he was assassinated. Schools, streets and children are named in his honor in Africa. In America, he is honored with a public holiday. All over the world, King is known as someone who fought for human causes. At a time when racial violence and arrogance […]