Jomo Kenyatta may be remembered as a prominent Kenyan nationalist and a leader of the Kenyan independence movement. However, his actual contributions to Kenya's independence fail to live up to his legacy. Read more.
The use of music during the #EndSARs protests followed a long tradition passed down to young Nigerians who communicated through songs, the savage nature of those who hurt them and protested against that hurt in the very same breath—that they mattered and refused to bow to fear. Read more
Many Nigerians grow up without a true appreciation of the roles women played in traditional Igbo society. Was British colonialism responsible for women's roles changing and did it cause the Aba Women's War of 1929? Read more.
Pan-Africanist political organization in the 1950s and 1960s played a mutually reinforcing role in driving the advocacy that ended both colonial rule in Africa and legal racial discrimination in the American South. Read more.
Looking beyond SARS will necessitate an understanding of intersecting and inherited struggles. We are inheritors of Haiti’s revolution, whether we choose to be or not, and we are dependent on the Movement for Black Lives in America as we are on the movement against Gender-Based Violence in Namibia. Read more.
The #EndSARS protests have resulted in the emergence of a new type of hero—one from the people, for the people and by the people—which is needed in a society where our leaders have consistently failed to meet up to democratic ideals. Read more.
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