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Benjamin Talton

Benjamin Talton is the director of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and a professor of history at Howard University. He is an editor of African Studies Review.


Man of action

An interview with Brian Peterson, author of a new biography of Thomas Sankara. Peterson positions 1980s Burkina Faso as counterhegemonic to the neoliberal transition then.

Sankara is not dead

Thomas Sankara has emerged as both a lesson on the uncertainties of revolutionary change and the possibilities for people-centered development for the present and future.