The news this week that South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, had become a father for the 20th time (the child was born last October)–not by one of his three wives, but with a mistress–is out of order. Of course his alliance partners will defend him for building the homestead.

Further Reading

Growing pains

For all the grief Afropunk gets, including its commercialization and appetite for expansion, it still manages to bring people, mostly black, together over two days for a pretty great party.

The opacity of Fanon

This week on AIAC Talk, we speak with Leswin Laubscher and Derek Hook about the phenomenology of Franz Fanon and the ways he is understood throughout different eras of time.