Why the World Food Program doesn't deserve the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.
Despite increased global debate over refugee issues, few discuss these issues in terms of refugee histories, especially histories of Africans seeking refuge in and beyond the continent.
The current leadership in Kenya is made up of individuals whose personal interests run through virtually every sector of Kenya’s economy. Including when they negotiate trade deals.
African Studies scholars write for the gate-keepers, to prove our own legitimacy, for the stimulation of conferences and the relief of rising recognition by algorithms.
Influence exhilarates. It also makes people nervous. Writers, artists, scholars, researchers—we all seem to want to be “influential.” Less often do we want to admit to being “influenced.”
The stories of African immigrants to the United States tell vivid tales of unimaginable anti-Blackness through foreign terrains.
Communities that live and work in African woodlands must become central to conservation efforts.
Addressing antisemitism in anti-Zionist politics and what Africans can do about the occupation.
A new film explores the perspectives of Sudanese-American artists navigating their relationships and responsibilities to the revolution back home.
In the first part of a two-part post, the author challenges conventional progressive approaches to “race,” finding them to be untenable with non-racialism.
Beyonce offered me escapism in my childhood. But now I see the contradictions and shortcomings in her claimed radicalness.
Once African and Asian leaders looked towards each other for guidance. What possibilities can a renewed cross-continental solidarity offer?
Somali-Canadian writers lay bare the harsh realities of being Black, migrant and Muslim in multicultural and ostensibly tolerant Toronto.
How African literature is taught reveals a depressing lack of knowledge concerning North African writers and their works.
Beyoncé, 'The Lion King,' 'Coming to America,' and the complicated politics of African representation in Black American cultural production.
Three prominent curators on how they are (re-)situating their respective curatorial practices in relation to the political moment.
It took time to digest Beyonce's Black Is King. Conclusion: it fails to deliver us. Instead, it's just another capitalist construction of the world.
Francophonie has served to obscure the harms caused by neocolonial projects in Africa, projects that are themselves a reflection of the racism within France’s borders.