A number of North American pop artists have lent their star power to African dictators.
A French filmmaker witnesses a “the turning of the dead people” ceremony in Madagascar. Amazingly, the film explores this event without necessarily exoticizing it.
Anyone who knows anything about Cold War politics, knows the CIA had a hand in Lumumba’s murder. The only difference now is that it’s been proven.
The disjuncture between young people and the liberation movements of their parents has become so great, but occasionally there are surprises.
How much damage did “Coming to America” do to Africa, particularly among a generation of young Americans that grew up admiring Eddie Murphy?
Alexandra Fuller highlights the deeply ingrained sociological, economic, and political problems that still persist in South Africa as a result of apartheid.