By chimurenga / July 24, 2020
Skin bleaching is often described as a manifestation of ‘colo-mentality’. However, argues Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, mimesis here is both an affirmation and a contestation of power.
By chimurenga / July 2, 2020
Exile demands contemplation because it is unavoidably real for those who experience […]
By chimurenga / June 29, 2020
A Manifesto/ Meditation on State of Black Archives in America and throughout the Diaspora by Harmony Holiday
By chimurenga / June 23, 2020
In a twist to mainstream tropes of radical student movements of the 1960s, and their impact on the history of political thought and action, Pedro Monaville argues that the terrains of the Third World, and particularly the history of student movements in Congo, are vital to explore if we are to makes sense of how that period informs the present.
By chimurenga / June 19, 2020
Dominique Malaquais reports from Cameroon on the active objection of one ‘Combattant’ to the negation of many, cast in stone. Decrying these monumental symbols to the least salubrious of colonial exploits, his rebellion is most fitting in a country that stands on ceremony other than its own.
By chimurenga / May 29, 2020
Kwanele Sosibo speaks with Ntone Edjabe about the creation of, and thinking behind, the FESTAC ’77 publication.