09 April 2009
In this hard hitting introduction to neo-colonialism published by the Pan Afrikan Society Community Forum (PASCF), the ideology of meritocracy for all in a capitalist society is exposed as myth designed to maintain control of the labour and produce of African and other oppressed peoples throughout the world.
25 March 2009
I’ve just came back from watching the superb play, The Hounding of David Oluwale based on the book by Kesper Aspden and I still find it difficult to talk let alone write about it. I’m not sure whether it’s because I feel uncomfortable about not knowing much about this tragic but important piece of history or am just angry that many of the issues that occurred several decades ago leading to the murder of an innocent man are still current issues affecting the descendants of African immigrants living in Britain today.
14 January 2009
Osiris Rising, Armahs’s sixth novel, is structured after Africa’s oldest narrative, the Isis-Osiris myth cycle. It follows the journey of Ast, an African American scholar who travels to Africa in search for purpose and love and finds her home in a quiet community working to bring the continent’s people back together.