What if you survey African literature professors to find out which works and writers are most regularly taught? Only a few canonical ones continue to dominate curricula.
Rather than addressing food scarcity, genetically modified crops may render African farmers and scientists more, not less, reliant on global markets.
Plutôt que de pallier l’insécurité alimentaire, les cultures génétiquement modifiées risquent de rendre les agriculteurs et les scientifiques africains plus, et non moins, dépendants des marchés mondiaux.
The blitz on monuments signifies not the abandonment of history, but rather the rejection of a narrative of modernity created by the heirs of global plunder.
Leila Hassan and Farouk Dhondy worked at the UK publication Race Today that chronicled the early 1980s struggles against racism there.
When a young Ethiopian, Haile Gerima, made a film about the exploitative nature of American college sports and the role of Black athletes in society.
The Faidherbe Must Fall campaign wants statues of Louis Faidherbe, a colonial general both in Senegal and France, to be removed.
France’s history of violence policing left a legacy of law and disorder, targeting dissidents, in its former colonies.
Black Lives Matter protests build on a long history of anti-racist solidarity and struggle across the Atlantic.
Protestors in Algeria, the US, and elsewhere must begin to imagine what a new, grassroots Third-Worldism of the 21st century may look like.
Anti-racism and political contagion from Save Darfur to Black Lives Matter.
What continuities can be drawn from the murder of Ahmed Timol in apartheid Johannesburg to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis?
Lessons for Americans in the age of Black Lives Matter, from the Niger Delta’s long struggle for environmental justice.
The labor and political organizing of Somali immigrants in the US Midwest should inspire more Americans to join the broader movement for worker rights and racial equality.
The current global discourse on Black Lives Matter does not yet adequately include anti-black racism beyond how the West experiences it.
In his new book of his time in the Trump White House, former US National Security Adviser John Bolton shares Trump’s very few thoughts on Africa.
Africans can lead the charge to decolonize the profit-driven biomedical system by challenging European and American claims to prioritized access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
What does the decade-old “Congo-case,” involving two Norwegian mercenaries, tell us about residue coloniality in Scandinavia?
Father's Day reflections for the time of COVID-19.
It will be survival for the fittest when the COVID-19 vaccine arrives. As it stands, relevant international regimes for its distribution are not in Africa’s favor.