A Black South African academic in the United States on breaking the silence on Israeli apartheid in US classrooms and on campuses.
A film about young Rwandan-Canadian creates more questions than it answers, particularly about identification, belonging, and memory.
Grégory Pierrot’s searing analysis of the deep roots of white supremacy and black exploitation in hipster culture. He also offers a way out of this.
Western tech companies in Africa often claim to be "social entrepreneurs." But do their models reduce or contribute to inequality?
An encounter on a cross continental flight with white South African men and their ways, by Robina Marks, a black woman and South Africa’s ambassador in Benin.
Since Stuart Hall wrote critically about race as an analytical category in the 1980s, naturalized accounts of race are back with a vengeance.
How the international soundtrack to Black Lives Matter critiques the present by reworking the past.
To consider Bob Marley today demands we look back across distance to the place and age that brought him to us.
South Africa failed to qualify for the 2022 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon and has failed to qualify for the World Cup since 2002. What else can their long suffering fans endure?
The presence of successful female writers, directors, and producers set Ethiopia's film industry apart from Hollywood, Bollywood, and the rest of world cinema.
The political philosopher Achille Mbembe’s latest book asks us to emerge from the enclosure of race.
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 loss of African languages, their link with identity, and their role in forging decolonial futures.
Then make the intimate connection between the horror unleashed on Europe's Jews and the preceding centuries of atrocities perpetrated by the "Enlightened" West on those they colonized and enslaved.
Amy Jephta and Ephraim Gordon have written and directed a noir TV series that evokes nostalgia and the tension and violence of Cape Town’s nightlife.