History Prof. Ahmad Rahman's new book highlights his research on the first leader of independent Ghana

February 6, 2007

DEARBORN / Feb. 7, 2007---Ahmad Rahman, assistant professor of history at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, will celebrate the release of his new book The Regime Change of Kwame Nkrumah: Epic Heroism in Africa and the Diaspora at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 in the campusís Kochoff Hall, located inside the University Center.

Rahman will summarize his research on the first leader of independent Ghana, as well as answer questions about his research and autograph copies of his books.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the campusís Black History Month series. The program will feature Ghanaian music and refreshments. The event is co-sponsored by UM-Dearbornís African and African American Studies Program, the Student Activities Office and the Black Student Union.

For more information, contact Prof. Gloria House, director of the African and African American Studies Program, at 313-593-5366.

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