The intergenerational traumas of an anti-Black world in August Wilson's Fences are only too familiar to South Africans.
For many African immigrants in the United States, being seen as Black doesn’t necessarily equate to seeing oneself as Black.
A new film by documentarians Sara Newens and Mina T. Son shows yet another way in which nature is enlisted to marginalize Black communities.
For his third term, Lula faces the ghosts of Bolsonarismo, contradictions in his own ruling coalition, and tough global conditions. On our podcast this week.
Global South countries are leveraging competition between China, Russia, and the US to address multifaceted crises. Is it enough? Tune in to our discussion on the AIAC Podcast.
Peru’s leftist president, Pedro Castillo, was impeached and arrested last month, triggering nation-wide protests. This week on the AIAC podcast we discuss what comes next for the divided nation.
The second 'Black Panther' film is a fierce critique of the West's (neo)colonial adventures in Africa and the Americas.
Anti-blackness is on the rise in Ayiti. But Haitians and Dominicans are resisting, in ways big and small.
In the wake of the insurrection in Brazil, an Afrobrazilian reflects personally on the entanglement of race and class in the country, and on what needs to be done to unravel it.
What happens when black and brown authors write about white people? Although novels by Chinelo Okparanta and Mohsin Hamid tread into this risky unknown, they do not go far enough.
The so-called 'Haitian crisis' is primarily about outsiders' attempts force Haitians to live under an imposed order and the latter's resistance to that order.
Climate negotiations have repeatedly floundered on the unwillingness of rich countries, but let's hope their own increasing vulnerability instills greater solidarity.
Whether or not Twitter survives should be irrelevant to those committed to building a democratic public sphere.
Although films like 'The Woman King' offer us a small glimpse into the past, they cannot give us the full story.
The spread of Garveyism from the US to Africa was as much about political liberation as it was religious salvation.
In a US confronting its own anti-black racism, sentimental imaginings of Africa do little but uphold the white savior industrial complex.
Despite the country’s marker as a “racial democracy,” racism and prejudice still persist in Brazil, often violently and with deadly consequences.
In the third installment on Afrobeat in South America, political scientist Simon A. Akindes writes about Newen Afrobeat from Chile’s capital.
A scholar of Black Brazil discusses the past, present, and future of the antiracist movement, in the run up to this year's presidential elections.
In the second of five articles on Afrobeat music in South America, political scientist Simon Akindes writes about the all women and nonbinary Brazilian band, Funmilayo Afrobeat Orquestra.