Fanon is your revolutionary’s revolutionary. His life and work as a political theorist and activist continue to transcend essentialist abstractions and artificial boundaries to empower a new generation of dreamers and fighters against despotism and nihilism.
How does the world’s longest serving autocrat remain in power?
All that French marketing schtick aside about the white Zulu, Johnny Clegg was a real one.
Algeria reached the African Cup final for the first time in 29 years after defeating Nigeria. It can’t be divorced from politics back home.
What happens when ike’s, a legendary bookstore in Durban, South Africa, creates a literary festival? For one, synergy.
How local conflicts in the Sahel-Sahara over justice, or rather its absence, get dragged into tensions between outsiders.
Binyavanga's fashion sensibility (the caftans, the dresses, the hats, the dyed hair) and his choices in his memoir, and his essays, will have a lasting impact.
Dedicated to the memory of the writer’s friend: the rebel and genius, Binyavanga Wainaina.
Binyavanga Wainaina was a writer who not only produced seminal work, but also contributed to and shaped the African literary tradition into what it is today.
Looking inside ourselves and working on the dark hearts of our colonial crap.
One of South Africa’s most important universities, the University of Cape Town, recently released a curriculum change framework in response to protests. This is a critique by two alum.
The long and wondrous life of Hassan Ouakrim, the “Cultural Ambassador” of the Maghreb to the United States.
How do queer women give shape to their queerness, navigating the simultaneous desires of same-sex intimacies, family life, societal expectations, and urban success?
A long awaited recognition comes for the two American founders of social work in South Africa.
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt and football’s peculiar hold on national identity.
The popular myth holds that most South African major resistance leaders come from its coastal regions. That's not been the case since the mid-1970s.
The post-independence fates of Zimbabwean student activists who fought the Rhodesian regime.
The American website Black Agenda Report commented on the protests in Sudan and got it completely wrong.
Technological change is not simply a neutral and inevitable process—it is shaped and driven by existing social relations.
The peaceful nature of the massive protests against Algeria’s undemocratic regime signals the universal reclamation of the people’s right to perform who they are and who they want to be.
The Hirak, how the current contemporary liberation movement is known, gives Algerians a renewed sense of purpose.
A guide on how to support the uprising in Sudan.