Burkina Faso’s Thomas Sankara, as a close reading of Frantz Fanon’s decolonization theories suggests, was an inevitable revolutionary. Sankara evidenced and ultimately turned the contradictions of the colonial system against itself. Read more.
is an alumn of LaGuardia Community College and a B.A.-M.A. student in the history department at the City College of New York. Her field of research and expertise is 20th-century African intellectual history.