(FILES) A picture taken in Fort-de-France on 2003 shows French poet Aime Cesaire, an energetic promoter of black cultural identity. Cesaire, 94, died on April 17, 2008 in the Caribbean island of Martinique, a government source said. Cesaire died in hospital in Fort-de-France where he had been admitted on April 9. With fellow writers such as Leopold Sedar Senghor from Senegal, Cesaire invented the term “negritude” which he defined as an “affirmation that one is black and proud of it AFP PHOTO SILVER SIMPHOR / AFP / AFP FILES / SILVER SIMPHOR

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