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PBS NEWSHOUR

Death of Kofi Awoonor in Nairobi Attack Is 'Great Loss'

  • Aired: 09/25/2013
  • 06:10
  • Rating: NR
Kofi Awoonor, a Ghanaian poet, diplomat and academic, was among the victims murdered in a terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi. Awoonor's nephew Kwame Dawes, another renowned poet, was traveling with his uncle to attend a literary festival in Kenya when he was killed. Dawes joins Jeffrey Brown to honor his legacy.
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