Alys Beverton is an undergraduate at the University of Sussex, England, with a particular interest in African American history. She is currently attending the University of Washington, Seattle, as an exchange student for one year. Upon completion of her degree in 2010, she hopes to continue on in academics and pursue a master’s degree in American history.
Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first prime minister of independent Tanganyika and one of the founders of Tanzania, was born April 13, 1922 in Butiama, Tanganyika. The son of Zanaki chief, Nyerere Burito, he began his education at age 12. Nyerere eventually gained a certificate from … Read MoreJulius K. Nyerere (1922-1999)