Deutsch sein und schwarz dazu (Being German and Black as well)
Erinnerungen eines Afro-Deutschen (Memories of an Afro-German)
Reading and Discussion in the Series "New German Stories"
13 May 2014
Born in 1925 in Berlin, Theodor Michael was the son of a German and a Cameroonian. After the early death of his parents, the boy had to struggle through as an extra in so-called "Völkerschauen" and UFA colonial films until his imprisonment in a forced labor camp in 1943.
13 May 2014, 7:30 pm
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He survived and after the liberation, he was first suspected of collaborating with the Nazis. At that time he could not imagine that he might retire as a "Regierungsdirektor" of the Federal Intelligence Service. Theodor Michael’s biography tells German history of the 20th century from a little-known angle.
Yasemin Shooman, Head of the Academy Programs "Migration and Diversity"