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.
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
A couple months ago I was fortunate to read Carina Ray’s excellent new book Crossing The
It was never just about Afrikaans. They wore school uniforms in Soweto in June 1976, and
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?