Black Moses - Pages 25 - 50 Summary & Analysis

Mabanckou, Alain
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The director had to pull some strings to get his three nephews on his father’s side, Mfoumbou, Bissoulou and Dongo-Dongo Ngoulmoumako, into a program that would lead them on the path to becoming section leaders of the Union of Socialist Youth of Congo. Due to being from the south, it was more difficult to be accepted as the northerners in power favored other northerners. The directors three nephews on his mother side were jealous and took it out on the orphanage’s children. Mfoumbou, Bissoulou and Dongo-Dongo Ngoulmoumako would copy the language of the two section leaders from the north in charge, Oyo Ngoki and Mokélé Mbembé, even though “before the Revolution the three former corridor wardens were just bruisers with zero intelligence” (51). They created a bulletin, Pioneers Awake!, with an editorial praising the president of the republic by the director...

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