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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Exile demands contemplation because it is unavoidably real for those who experience […]
A Manifesto/ Meditation on State of Black Archives in America and throughout the Diaspora by Harmony Holiday
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.
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.
Binyavanga Wainaina was a friend, a Chimurenga founding father, an award winning writer, author, journalist, chef, lover, a literary revolutionary and an inspiration. We pay tribute.
He decided, I’m going to find a way in which I’m going to stop hunger because it’s this that turns us into slaves dependent on our masters, it’s this that decimates communities…
PASS founder, a composer and musician Neo Muyanga highlights the currents and […]
Was Festac 77 curated by Esu Elegba? Akin Adesokan’s faction explores art […]
by Thabo Jijana On December 13, 2016, in Salem Party Club v […]
Fred Moten and Saidiya Hartman sit down to talk about the temporal […]
How can we think about bodies and circulation without deferring to the […]
Silence and dark humour seem like the most authentic way for people […]
A CONVERSATION WITH NORA CHIPAUMIRE Born in Mutare, Zimbabwe, and based in New […]
We make our own maps tracing the new trade routes for the […]
Hugh Masekela (talking to Mothobi Mutloatse) I remember we use to live […]
By Moses März In July 2016, the Kumasi Polytechnic presented the K-POLY […]
By Folakunle Oshun 30 October 2015 It was the first day of […]
Stacy Hardy is a writer and senior editor at Chimurenga. She is […]
“Second Transition” refers to the phase of liberation struggle in South Africa […]