For all the grief Afropunk gets, including its commercialization and appetite for expansion, it still manages to bring people, mostly black, together over two days for a pretty great party.
Every year, around this time, we take a month long break from publishing. We need it.
In his new book, the Ugandan academic Mahmood Mamdani argues that breaking cycles of violence requires collective action. He finds hope in the unfinished project of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle.
What a year. Stay safe, wear a mask, social distance and when the vaccine becomes available where you are, get vaccinated.
Despite the media’s wish for a neat story, the African continent’s response to COVID-19 is all over the map.
Chelsea Stieber and Christopher McMichael talk the growth of right-wing nationalist movements and their ideological roots on AIAC Talk.
We are on our annual publishing break until August 28th. Please check our Twitter and Facebook pages for posts and updates until then.
Funded by Shuttleworth Foundation, we will support original work by 10 fellows. It makes real our goal to construct “a world where Africans are in control of their own narrative.”
How Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters drive political conversations in South Africa.
We are not just marking the end of 2019, but also the end of a momentous, if frustrating decade for building a more humane, caring future for Africans.
Masauko Chipembere’s first solo album is a remarkable achievement and a timely musical reminder of the circular nature of pan-Africanist consciousness.