The Marikana mine killings in August 2012 showed that South Africa's problems are no longer specific to the apartheid legacy, but about more global issues of poverty and inequality.
How does it differ from straight-forward history? What are the limits and possibilities of the genre?
I got to shake the hand of a man many consider a dictator at best and a war criminal at worst.
In 1976 the historian and activist Walter Rodney spoke at Howard University on the then-unfolding civil
Historian Carina Ray's research on interracial sexual relationships during colonialism in Ghana opens up an unprecedented view into colonial race relations in the Gold Coast.
The fearlessness with which South African students confront their society's contradictions, is sparking the idea that much more than fees may fall.
June 16 is a national holiday in South Africa – Youth Day, commemorating the June 16,
Since Jeffrey Gettleman’s beloved machetes remain sheathed after a peaceful (and therefore thus far apparently uninteresting) Kenyan
The historian Robert Vinson explores Garvey's influence in South Africa in the 1920s and 1930s.
What does it mean for a dead man to live through us, as we chant his name and claim him?