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 […]
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Audre Lorde‘s poem, “The Black Unicorn”, is woven into rhetorical charcoal drawings by Sandra Brewster, inspired by the conversation between Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Keziah Jones. “When You Kill Us, We Rule” was originally published in print as part of Chimurenga 9: Conversations In Luanda And Other Graphic Stories. Available here.