The novel The Youth of God offers fresh perspectives on Somali assimilation and struggle in Canada's largest city.
Thanks in part to the internet, Black women in Cuba are now able to forge space and create visibility for themselves.
Turn any homophobic corner in Africa and you're guaranteed to run into a delirious celebration of "African culture," but there's nothing African about homophobia.
In the Bukavu Series, researchers from two Congolese and two European universities explore how they interrogate violence in the DRC.
It's time to return Africa's vinyl records.
Africa is apparently hot in Hollywood, but can Hollywood be trusted with African stories?
In memory of J. Michael Dash, the Caribbean thinker and literature scholar.
Traditional, Islamic and Christian leaders are all being caught up in the conflict over secession in the Southern Cameroons.
A documentary film takes Fanon's ideas out of the past and tracks the ways in which his ideas are resonating with today's young across the planet.
What does Emmanuel Macron's visit to Fela Kuti's New Afrika Shrine say about what happened to Fela Kuti's legacy in Nigeria.
How should Belgium's Africa Museum address its colonial past?
Binyavanga's fashion sensibility (the caftans, the dresses, the hats, the dyed hair) and his choices in his memoir, and his essays, will have a lasting impact.
Dedicated to the memory of the writer’s friend: the rebel and genius, Binyavanga Wainaina.
Binyavanga Wainaina was a writer who not only produced seminal work, but also contributed to and shaped the African literary tradition into what it is today.
The charge that Mohandas Gandhi was a racist is doing the rounds again. His stay in colonial South Africa fuels those claims.
The film The Sound of Masks explores dance, memory and the meaning of life, ancestry, culture and political struggle in postcolonial Mozambique.
Director Dare Olaitan’s Knock Out Blessing (2018), is nothing less than a meditation on rape culture.
Ellen DeGeneres wanted an African story. Achieng Agutu obliged. Don’t hate the player, though, hate the game.
A short 'archeological project' excavating both the physical and psychic ruins of colonial mining practice in a small town in Liberia.
On the eve of Baaba Maal's first New York City concert in 8 years, Oumar Ba interviews him, asking about protest movements, the music business and Senegal.