Back to class

The emphasis on identity and difference act to temper the radical potential of South Africa's youth. They need an education on class politics.

For Djibril Diop Mambety

The legendary Senegalese director (Touki-Bouki and Hyenas) said of his films: “My work is not based on premeditation or planning; it is based on the instant."

Yacht rock or slave ship rock?

Once we're done talking about its viral quality, is Toto's "Africa" a song about the continent with the same name, or a song about how millions of enslaved Africans were brought to the Americas?