Motion of Destiny — Kwame Nkrumah and the cause of African liberation
In 1953, the man who would in 2000 be voted by BBC listeners in Africa as the 'Man of the Millenium' stood up in British parliament to argue for Ghanaian independence and Pan Africanism.
I started this post on the 10th of July, but it somehow got away from me. Here it is, rescued from the drafts folder, one of the famous speeches of all time.
The 10th of July is the speech-aversary of one of the most famous speeches of the twentieth century, ‘Motion of Destiny’ by Dr Kwame Nkrumah, the founding prime minister of Ghana and the great spok…