Interview with Ehi Agboaye

by Ehi Agboaye (Interviewee),Claiborne Lord (Interviewer)
Dallas, Texas, United States July 24, 2017
Duration: 33:22
Type: Interview
Coverage in Africa: Burkina Faso, Nigeria, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Interview with Ehikioya Agboaye, a professor at Tarrant County College about the anti-apartheid movement in Dallas in the 1980s, conducted by a student at Southern Methodist University (SMU). Agboaye says he was born in Nigeria in 1950 and moved to the United States in 1980. The interview discusses the University of Lagos, National Certificate in Education (NCE), University of North Texas (UNT), Corpus Christi State University, Collin County Community College, politics, the anti-apartheid issue, the play Blood of Freedom, an African students union, the protest movement, rallies on campus, wealth, poor people, North Texas, the struggle in South Africa, Nelson Mandela, radical black South Africans, divestment, educating students, the student body, speeches, T-shirts, one person one vote, politics, African issues, challenging corrupt African countries, the Nigerian military, Thomas Sankara, Upper Volta, Burkina Faso, Nigerian politics, activism on college campuses, investments in South Africa, anti-apartheid movements, civil rights, democracy in South Africa, the white population of South Africa, and racial discrimination, freedom, the struggle of the black people, and inferior education.

Used by permission of Ehikioya Agboaye and Claiborne Lord.