What Does Independence Look Like? Images From the Year of Africa – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/02/06/world/africa/africa-independence-year.html

We selected images — some from The New York Times’s archive and others from various collections around the world — to tell the story of the heady days around the Year of Africa. Each of the 17 countries that gained independence that year is represented here in photographs, but there are also images from countries, like Ghana, with especially rich photographic traditions.