INTL BLK comes back to Dublab in Los Angeles for its 2nd episode (with a mic that’s a bit too hot, sorry!). This time we dive a bit into the Black Pacific, and take a deeper look at the contemporary Cuban Hip Hop scene with guest Luna Olavarria Gallegos, one of the producers of the Afro Razones project. Stream below and subscribe to the Africa Is a Radio channel on Mixcloud.
Media coverage of rhino poaching in Southern Africa not only fails to address white control over conservation, but also reinforces it.
On mobility, democracy and making a decolonized future for Africa.
Structural Adjustment Programs, implemented by the World Bank and IMF in developing countries, leave the administrative state especially unequipped to deal with climate change.
The erratic electricity supply in Nigeria is a metaphor for life there.
A Supreme Court ruling in the UK could set a precedent for multinational corporations to more vigorously account for the human and environmental impacts of their operations.
There is a long history of white artists representing black people in France, reproducing stereotypes and failing to capture the people they claim to represent.
Two sides of the same e-waste documentary.
Remembering Joe Miller, a historian of eastern Angola and central Africa, who died at 79 on 12 March 2019.
Why do so many of the urban poor support John Mahama and Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Congress?
Rapper YoungstaCPT’s headspace is shaped by Cape Town’s history.
Why a military-only approach against Boko Haram in the countries bordering Lake Chad will always fail: it doesn’t address the root causes of political conflict there.
The photo series Another Way Home captures how migration effects families, communities and individuals—those who travel and those who stay behind.
Cameroon claims to be a democracy, then why are even moderates like Maurice Kamto in jail?
If in India there has been an investment in myth of Mohandas Gandhi as a non-racial icon, in South Africa Gandhi also has his defenders.
Combating Zionism requires a vision that pays no credence to ethno-nationalism. As the world reconsiders the one-state solution, South Africa should lead the way.
If Rwandan support for the RPF and Kagame is so universal and genuine, why the murder, frequent arrest, torture and imprisonment of opposition politicians and investigative journalists?
Rapper Jovi has inducted himself into a club of Cameroonian artists who have embraced their own truths in the face of adversity.
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.
Omar al Bashir has fallen in Khartoum. Beyond regime change—managed by the military—there’s a deeper economic crisis.
The post-independence fates of Zimbabwean student activists who fought the Rhodesian regime.