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Tag Archives: Africa

Black Panther and Unforgivable Radicalism

By Christian Rozier “Without an image of tomorrow, one is trapped by blind history, economics, and politics beyond our control…Only by having clear and vital images of the many alternatives, good and bad, of where one can go, will we … Continue reading

“Sold To Africa”: Remembering Patrice Lumumba

By Keisha Blain | African American Intellectual History Society Fifty-five years ago, on January 17, 1961, Patrice Lumumba, the first democratically-elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was assassinated in a coordinated transnational effort backed by the … Continue reading

IF AFRICA HAD RULED EUROPE

By Beverly Hawk | Journal of Opinion After years of colonial trade, international business speaks an African language. You have to polish your African language to get a good job. Africans do not deign to speak English–except for a few … Continue reading

Environmental Justice for Somalia

Toxic waste dumping by foreign superpowers has a national impact on the economy and quality of life in Somalia.  

Women in African History

This course is a thematic exploration of some of the roles women have played in Africa over the last five hundred years. Through broader historical studies as well as individuals’ life stories, we will examine some of the activities and … Continue reading

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