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.
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A new romance imprint from Cassava Republic Press is now public: Ankara Press. Press […]
There Was A Country, Chinua Achebe’s autobiographical account of the Nigerian Civil […]
Skin bleaching is often described as a manifestation of ‘colo-mentality’. However, argues […]
No longer do the natives of Abibiman ask the void: "Will it […]
Emeka Ugwu is a Data Analyst who lives in Lagos, Nigeria. He […]
By Rustum Kozain The triangle is geometry’s favourite form. Circles, rectangles, squares, […]
“The gazelle for me symbolises beauty and grace,” Sissako told the Bloomington audience. Then, he added, “Beauty will save the world,”
Chimurenga People include: Ntone Edjabe (publisher & editor-in-chief); Stacy Hardy (books & […]
Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the black diaspora assembled in Lagos for FESTAC ’77, the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. With a radically ambitious agenda underwritten by Nigeria’s newfound oil wealth, FESTAC ’77 would unfold as a complex, glorious and excessive culmination of a half-century of transatlantic and pan-Africanist cultural-political gatherings.