The 1973 dystopian apocalyptic French novel that inspires today's violent white, rightwing populism.
Hiplife artist Sarkodie has proposed that what Ghana needs is a dictatorship. This is not inconsistent with his politics, rooted in promoting male success and a patriarchal vision of liberation.
The wild metaphors, stark imagery, and boundary-pushing hyperbole in Nana Kwame Agyei-Brenyah writing.
Med Hondo (1936-2019) was Morgan Freeman and Eddie Murphy in French. His first film premiered at Cannes in 1970. And in 1979 he wrote a manifesto: “What is the cinema for us?”
Ed Pavlic's new novel follows two lovers trading Chicago for Mombasa.
Ozier Muhammad captures, for black American audiences, the expressive possibilities of Africa's liberation struggles.
Once upon a time, South Sudanese exiles in Khartoum—inspired by, among others, Charles Dickens and Malcolm X—had a radical vision for their new country.
The point of Senegal's new Museum of Black Civilations (Musée des civilisations noires) in Dakar.
A radical feature on South Africa's literary calendar, Abantu celebrates black intellectual labor, and resists the tropes that marginalizes it.
When we as Africans tell our own stories, we re-write the stories in the history books that our children are still taught in schools.
Bisi Silva's constant movement was a form of unlearning, seen in her awareness of artists and cultural production on the African continent.
Excerpts from a conversation with the British historian, writer and academic Paul Gilroy.
A documentary film about a black filmmaker and her struggles to make a film about Marike de Klerk.
Stand-up comedy, especially black stand-up, and the political in South Africa.
NGOs and freelance journalists are increasingly filling the vacuum being left by a declining Western media presence. It's not all good.
The legacies of colonialism and the African slave trade on religious practices in the African diaspora.
Edward Said once said of the usefulness of exile for intellectual work: it involves adopting “a spirit of opposition, rather than accommodation.” James Baldwin and Sisonke Msimang took it to heart.
No primer aniversario do estreno do filme 'Black Panther,' re-publicamos o ensaio de Russell Rickford traducido em Português.
There are far richer and more complex stories to the continent's history than we think we know. Especially missing: perspectives of African women.
2019 marks the twentieth anniversary of Chad's first feature film, 'Bye Bye Africa.'