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'Ogun' - Kamau Brathwaite (analysis)

Kamau Brathwaite provides the historical background and thinking behind his poem 'Ogun'. The clip features footage of Ogun and where he lived and worked. He explains that the poem talks about the neglect of a culture and about the role of the drum within Barbadian culture, its link to slavery and how the drum relates to his poetry.

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4 minutes