Africans rarely re-evaluate ourselves, the basis of our knowledge and our traditions on our own terms, argues Sierra Leonean writer Ishmael Beah.
How do white writers confront South Africa's as well as their own pasts?
A new film set in Djibouti City presents a searing class critique of Somali girlhood.
Talking to other African women about sexual experiences, desires, and fantasies without feeling judged.
The recent news of evictions and mistreatment of African students in China during the COVID-19 pandemic is rooted in a history of violence and discrimination.
The imperial legacy of the camera and the narrative power of words and images.
Activists in the occupied territories reinvent the Freedom Rides of 1960s America and in the process link US and Palestinian struggles for liberation.
The intersecting dynamics of class and gender, changing beauty ideals, and the expansion of consumer capitalism in Africa.
Onejoon Che's film about North Korea’s relationship to African countries suggests a unique transcontinental relationship that resists easy classification.
The coverage of African women in the mainstream media continues to be lacking and often times problematic. The website, African Feminism, wants to change that.
There’s a certain humanity in the work of late South African photographer Santu Mofokeng in how he approached his subjects and the politics of representation.
The Liberian academic and writer talks about citizenship, belonging, and what unites her fragmented nation.
Rehad Desai's film celebrates the investigative journalists who expose the corruption of Zuma's regime in South Africa, comes with a depressing note: To date, no one has gone to jail.
Dennis Goldberg’s passing and a new film presents an opportune moment to revisit The Rivonia Trial and consider the lessons of this trial and the lives of these defendants for contemporary South Africa.
The new documentary on the future of our planet, executive produced by Michael Moore, fails on a number of fronts. But believers in green growth could still learn from it.
Afro-feminism does not make enough of an effort to connect with the African feminist movement, argues the founder of Eyala.
Queen Sono may be Netflix’s most popular series, but it may not be the right home for the new wave of African film and television.
Among other notable achievements, Wole Soyinka made political music. In 1983, he even released an album.
The Hub of Loving Action in Africa (HOLAA), promotes conversations about African experiences with sex and sexuality.
Rama Salla Dieng talks with a British literature scholar on literary activism in French.