The death of the Zulu king highlights the unresolved issues that continue to shapes lives in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.
Is the future of podcasting a show featuring isiZulu retellings of 19th-century African life combined with an original soundscape composed with a revolutionary ethos?
The labor and political organizing of Somali immigrants in the US Midwest should inspire more Americans to join the broader movement for worker rights and racial equality.
A plea for foodie celebrities like Chang, the host of a popular Netflix show, to take African cuisine seriously.
What can we learn from the 256 hours of audio recordings of the 1964 Rivonia Trial’s proceedings?
Exile and memory from East Africa to the United Kingdom and back again.
The story of Surya Bonaly, and her unwillingness to yield to racist demands and expectations in the sport of figure skating.
South Africa’s most famous monarch holds fast to power and prestige at no cost to himself.
How black women shaped black nationalist and internationalist movements in the twentieth century United States.
South African public life is rife with revisionism, often opportunistic. Take the case of Mangosuthu Buthelezi.
Anthropologist Johnny Miller’s aerial photographs chronicles geographic stratifications in South Africa and beyond.
Preserving the photographs of five Malian photographers – including Mamadou Cissé and Malick Sidibé – online.
If the internet is the democratizing force that it is advertised to be, why shouldn’t you be able to contribute?
The Hip Hop African is a podcast series about African hip hop culture made by Howard University and George Washington University students.
The Nsibidi Institute Memory Project attempts to use digital forums to preserve popular, everyday memories of Nigeria.
A website archive makes the case that Liberia needs a history that will be called ‘history after the settlers.’
Visualizing the 1760-1761 Slave Revolt in Jamaica, the greatest slave insurrection in the eighteenth century British Empire.
A digital collection that enhances understandings of the South African struggle against apartheid through the medium of film.
The global impact of the exchanges and experiences between China and Africa.
The digitization of oral histories of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and its aftermath.