AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Mandela had an Ethiopian passport under the name David Motsomayi. Where did he go?

We don't live in a world of heroes, but at rare moments we celebrate those who emerge from the shadows to push them further back. I don't know if Nelson Mandela had heroes. He must have done. We all know he had comrades, both within the ANC and without. When he visited Mali in 1996, he wanted...

Monday, January 16th, 2012

A Human Project

Everybody wants in on Martin Luther King today. French electro-instrumental band United Fools with the help of Peuple de l’Herbe’s Sir Jean and Burkinab√© artist Art Melody.

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Martin Luther King Day

The latest installment of comedian Kassem G’s “California On …” (remember his “California On Egypt” classic) asking passers-by what they know about Martin Luther King Jr. Part humorous, part annoying and part set-up, but also quite illuminating...