V3, N1 Race and Identity in the Modern World

Vol. 3, No. 1

Race and Identity in the Modern World


National Belonging and Social Integration: Race and Migration in Mozambique by Nafeesah Allen;

 Uncovering Edinburgh: Rethinking Empire and Race in Scotland by Henry Dee;

 The Power of Social Media: Nigeria’s Changing Feminist Movement by Cynthia Igodo; and

Racism or Classism? Africa’s Hidden Race Problem by Moses Ochonu.


I Know Why the Mockingbird Sings: Between America’s Blackness and Whiteness by Aarshin Karande;

 The Elephant in the China Shop: Race in Sino-African Relations by Bénédicte Kinkolo;

 Visual Politics in Apartheid South Africa: How Images Shaped the Anti-Apartheid Movement by Emmanuela Onyilofor;

White Extinction: Who Gives a Damn?—The Case for a Common-Sense Rainbow by Jeff Pearce;

Is There No Humanity in Africa? —Rethinking Africa in Three Stories by Eniola Anuoluwapo Soyemi; and

From Glamour Girls to Nolly Babes —Nollywood Nostalgia and the Modern Nigerian Woman by Merlin Uwalaka.


Odunsi the Engine’s ‘rare.’: Authenticity and the Alté Lineage in Nigerian Pop Culture by Yaa Addae;

 Black Orpheus and the Organic Intellectual: Remembering Abiola Irele and Raufu Mustapha by Adekeye Adebajo; and

 The Blacker the Berry: Race and the Devaluation of Black Lives in America by Oyinkansola Adepitan.


 Cover illustration: ‘I’d like to buy the world a phone,’ by Adekunle Adeleke for The Republic; and

⎈ Spread: art by Bolaji Ogunrosoye from her 2018 series, ‘Loose Woman’.


In our next issue, scholars and experts will critically discuss the latest trends and thinking concerning democracies in the modern world