Black the Ripper – Fire Is Coming

GODDAMN BLACKAVELI!!! Just watch the video and listen to the lyrics! He brought the fire 4sho! Track can be found on Samson’s Outlaw, Vol. 2. Read more »

The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah

The Beautiful One (Wn Nefer in ancient Eqyptian) was the spirit of social change, guardian to devotees of progressive transformations, aka the beautiful ones. This novel contemplates the promised coming of such... Read more »

Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

In this volume, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o summarizes and develops a cross-section of the issues he has grappled with in his work, which uses a combination of imagery, language, folklore, and character to... Read more »

Walter Rodney Speaks: The Making of an African Intellectual by Walter Rodney

In 1974, Walter Rodney visited the Institute of the Black World in Atlanta, Georgia. With the institute’s members, he discussed his own political and intellectual development and exchanged views on the role... Read more »

I Will Marry When I Want by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o & Ngũgĩ wa Mĩriĩ

This is the play that was responsible for Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o being detained without trial (which was the impetus behind his book entitled Detained: A Writer’s Prison Diary), and Ngũgĩ wa Mĩriĩ... Read more »

Is Apartheid Really Dead? Pan Africanist Working Class Cultural Critical Perspectives by Julian Kunnie

Much euphoria has been expressed about the abolition of apartheid and the emergence of post-apartheid South Africa. Utilizing a Black Consciousness working-class philosophical framework, Is Apartheid Really Dead? takes sharp issue with... Read more »

Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Born in 1938 in rural Kenya, world renowned revolutionary writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o came of age in the shadow of World War II, amidst the terrible bloodshed in the war for national... Read more »

In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The second volume of the world renowned revolutionary writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s memoir picks up right where volume one left off. He enters into the “prestigious” colonial Alliance High School which he... Read more »

Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Kwame Ture, that great son of Africa said, “power begins on the level conception,” this is the best way to describe Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance. Ngũgĩ... Read more »

The Secret Country – The First Australians Fight Back [1985]

A very informative documentary about the settler colonial nation of Australia by John Pilger; what this documentary makes plain is that the colonial oppression faced by Aboriginal sisters and brothers cannot be... Read more »