3 minutes read February 5, 2015 White History Month 2015 is coming and we want your submissions Last March was the inaugural White History Month here on Africa is a Country, and without tooting too loudly on our own vuvuzela, it was kind of brilliant. So we’re going….. Read More 3 minutes read November 12, 2014 Bob Geldof doesn’t need to do a #BandAid30 for Ebola. African musicians made a song already Bob Geldof is going to put out another Band Aid single, another rehash of the grotesque “Do They Know it’s Christmas?” with slightly altered lyrics. We’ve written about the problematic….. Read More 7 minutes read July 17, 2013 At the Protests for Trayvon Martin in New York City The picture above shows Times Square on Sunday night, during the protest for Trayvon Martin. As I took this photo the woman with the loudspeaker was yelling out “We are….. Read More 2 minutes read February 3, 2011 White History Month Writer and journalist Gary Younge in a 2007 column in “The Nation”–that’s still worth repeating–on Black History Month (that’s every February here in the US). … So much of Black….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read November 1, 2010 American Election Some of the things that come out of the mouths of American voters in Gary Younge’s excellent online series of short video reports (for “The Guardian”) ahead tomorrow’s US midterm….. Read More 1 minute read August 11, 2010 Who Are We? My man Gary Younge, New York-based feature writer and columnist for The Guardian, has a new book out on 21st century identity politics: Who are We–And Should It Matter in the….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 26, 2010 Video: The Media and Obama I was one of the principal organizers of this “conversation” between journalists and commentators Gary Younge and Ian Buruma last Friday night at The New School in Manhattan. (I make….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.