JABAVU, Davidson

January 2008
Black Studies Primer;2008, p219
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A profile of South African scholar, journalist and statesman Davidson Don Tengo Jabavu is presented. He lectured Bantu languages from 1916-1946, becoming the first educator at the Native College of Forth Hare. He worked with the Joint Councils of Europeans and Natives and South African Institute of Race Relations to actively connect the gap between races. He also made significant contribution to South African literature in his books such as "The Black Problem" and "Bantu Literature."


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