Saheed A. Adejumobi is an Associate Professor in the Global African Studies Program and History Department at Seattle University. He has degrees in history from University of Lagos, University of Oregon, and the University of Texas at Austin, where he was awarded his Ph.D. He has taught at the University of Texas at Austin and Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Adejumobi specializes in African and African American History, and African Diaspora intellectual and cultural traditions. He is the author of The History of Ethiopia, a contribution to the Greenwood Histories of the modern Nations Series.
Amha Selassie, the last emperor of Ethiopia, was proclaimed ruler of the state three times, first in 1960, then in 1975, and finally while in exile in 1989. Selassie was born Asfaw Wossen Tafari in the walled city of Harrar in August 1916 to Dejazmach … Read MoreAmha Selassie (1916-1997)