A Diverse Political Views Of Ghanaian Movement Essay

1013 Words Nov 17th, 2015 5 Pages
I am writing to you all in regards to our last discussion and your diverse political views concerning the Ghanaian movement. I must say honestly that the arguments confound me and it seems that you are lacking in knowledge of both the history and philosophy of Ghanaian movement. I understand the fact that you all are entitled to your different political views, however, your argument left me in a state of astonishment.
I want to use this letter to briefly guide you through the Ghanaian movement since its beginnings as I’m nearing retirement. With regards to your argument, I don’t think the Ghanaian movement failed due to either of the beliefs or views that you expressed. Although Ghana has experienced political instability over the course of time with different coups taking place after the initial one that overthrew Nkrumah in 1966. As you all know, Ghana is the first African nation to gain independence from the British in 1957 with the help of the Kwame Nkrumah and through the creation of Convention People’s Party. The nationalist movement led by Nkrumah steered other African countries to freedom. When Nkrumah started the national liberation movement, I decided to support his ideology because I believed in the struggle against all forms of oppression and economic, social and spiritual emancipation of the people of Ghana and Africa as a whole. When Nkrumah established the Convention People’s Party in 1947, I was an original founding member of it and strongly supported the…

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