Antonio Tomás’ new book on Amilcar Cabral takes us back to the crucible of decolonization and permits us to assess its aspirations and limitations anew.
Stuart Hall, the British-Jamaican cultural theorist, would have been open to and pragmatic about the ideas of the younger generations of anti-racists now in the making.
The duty to remember the brutal murder of 15-year old Ghanaian-Norwegian, Benjamin Hermansen, and to intensify the battle against racism in Norway.
Mbembe’s work serves as a guide to understand our fragmented global present and the urgent matter of charting ways out of our shared dark night.
Excerpts from a conversation with the British historian, writer and academic Paul Gilroy.
Mbembe’s ‘Critique of Black Reason’ is useful for our analysis of the postcolonial present.
On the denial of academic institutions when it comes to talk of decolonization.
2018 marks 25 years since the publication of Gilroy’s seminal work, The Black Atlantic.
The re-emergence of racialized modes of thinking, racism and discrimination across the West, makes reading and re-reading Stuart Hall urgent.
There is a long-standing Norwegian tradition of externalizing racism, so that anti-black racism is always and inevitably located elsewhere.