Articles by

Liz Timbs

Liz Timbs is a postdoctoral teaching fellow in African History at North Carolina State University. She is a contributing editor at Africa is a Country.


Mandela and the Others

Dennis Goldberg’s passing and a new film presents an opportune moment to revisit The Rivonia Trial and consider the lessons of this trial and the lives of these defendants for contemporary South Africa.

I, Surya

The story of Surya Bonaly, and her unwillingness to yield to racist demands and expectations in the sport of figure skating.

Flood the soundscape African

Take your phones and record people’s voices, record the sounds you here. We have the ability to flood these sites with African content. Take the time and make the most of these resources. It’s your right and responsibility to do so.