By Lisa Brock This piece is dedicated to my comrade and friend Ahmed “Kathy” Kathrada, who passed away earlier this week. As one of the Mandela Rivonia Eight, he spent 25 years in prison with Mandela. In 2009, he shared … Continue reading
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By Emily Williams and William Minter In June 2015, a coalition of six Pan-African activist networks launched #StoptheBleeding Africa in Nairobi, Kenya to curb the hemorrhage of resources from the African continent. As the #BlackLivesMatter movement continues to gain strength in … Continue reading
Thabo Mbeki speaks on illicit financial flows from Africa
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
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
Toxic waste dumping by foreign superpowers has a national impact on the economy and quality of life in Somalia.
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