If one is Black all year round—in the US at least—February is the time to double-down, and to remind everyone (and oneself) of the beauty and historicity of Blackness in all its ..
Lagos has always been a buzzing urban hub whose cultural output has reshaped Nigeria’s artistic and cultural aesthetics. If it is crucial to sing the praise of the outstanding ta..
Black Panther, the movie, catapulted Afrofuturism and Black ideas of alternative future into the mainstream. For many viewers across the world, the movie was the first time that ..
Spike Lee is renowned for not pulling any punches and with his new film, he certainly hit the target again. BlacKkKlansman is so far the most powerful cinematographic statement o..
On 9th July, Ethiopia and Eritrea, the two former Italian colonies, signed a joint peace agreement to officially end the twenty-year-old african cold war between the two countrie..
As a number of online dictionaries describe it, the term “woke” in its numerous expressions refers to the act of becoming alert or aware of something, especially something that n..
A new film festival is about to dig into the relationship between Francophone African and French cinema, finally giving the floor to all those filmmakers who have always been rep..
A few weeks ago, in an unexpected, almost miraculous move, the National Geographic launched its most controversial issue in 130 years, The Race Issue.
This month, its editor-in-..
Two years ago, they explored gqom sound and culture, touring Durban and its townships and shedding light on local producers in the film, Woza Taxi. This time, the Italian collect..
As a contributing editor for British Vogue, Naomi Campbell’s statement that Africa needs its own edition of the magazine—like Vogue Arabia for the Middle Eastern countries—has be..