The works of Frantz Fanon can be read as architectural renderings of rights, futures, and generations toward a “very different Afro-futurism.”
Mbembe’s 'Critique of Black Reason' is useful for our analysis of the postcolonial present.
'Alienation and Freedom,' a massive collection of Frantz Fanon's works, reveals his intellectual and political motivations, but also proves him enigmatic and inscrutable as ever.
The complicated relationship of Jean -Paul Sartre and Frantz Fanon.
Recently Fanon’s life work has received quite some attention from the academic world.
One of the most enduring legacies of colonialism is the idea that it is impossible to contemplate a future in which the rest of the world does not resemble Europe.
Racism against its black citizens permeates the social, institutional, and political strata of Tunisia.
In 1953 Fanon moved to Algeria to work in the small town of Blida, about 50
Frantz Fanon remains vital not only for his bracing anti-racism and anti-colonialism, but equally for the less-recognized, empathetic politics of solidarity he cultivated and exemplified.
To what extent has South Africa and South Africans failed to address the aftermath of Apartheid, the resonances of which can be felt to this day? To what extent are we living in a post-traumatic space?
Achille Mbembe argues that “decolonization” is in truth a psychic state more than a political project in the strict sense of the term.
As most young ambitious filmmakers, I of course decided that my first feature length film would
What we learn from the film “Concerning Violence,” about Franz Fanon’s writings and ideas
How do you tell a story about African liberation through the lens of an outsider? Concerning Violence:
“Raise your hand up if you’re a hip-hop head” said Lesego Rampolokeng, rallying a house full of
The writer on Frank’s Archive, based on her father's records, that explores the different functions of books, power and knowledge.
Robert Mugabe and how how quickly style and showmanship can sweep away an audience, even when the underlying message promotes violence and jingoistic triumphalism.
What gives Fanon's thinking its force and power is the air of indestructibility and the inexhaustible silo of humanity which it houses, argues Achille Mbembe.
if Africa wants to re-imagine itself it will have to look somewhere else than to Europe which “seems to be gripped by an enormous desire for apartheid.”