Petals of Blood by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The puzzling murder of three African directors of a foreign-owned brewery sets the scene for this hard-hitting novel about disillusionment in neocolonial Kenya. While Ngũgĩ’s novels are generally set in Kenya, Ngũgĩ... Read more »

Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution by Helen Yaffe

In Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution, Helen Yaffe uses archival research and interviews with Che Guevara’s contemporaries and colleagues. This book records Guevara’s contribution to industrial organization, economic management, and socialist... Read more »

Cyclonious – Freedom

We sure do need some! From Cyclonious’s The Warrior & The Blacksmith. Read more »

Cyclonious – Never Lose Your Passion

Another poignant track from “The Natural Disaster”. Track appears on his album entitled The Warrior & The Blacksmith. Read more »

Cyclonious feat. Nate & Jayjayborn2sing – Against The Beast

Cyclonious has a line where he says bleaching your skin is living in sin, we couldn’t agree with him more! Track can be found on Cyclonious’s Escape To Reality. Read more »

Logic & Last Resort feat. Elz & Renee Soul – Call 4 Revolution

Title of this track is very apropos. Track appears on Logic & Last Resort’s True Talk. Read more »

Big Cakes – Beats, Rhymes, & Revolution

One of the things we here at Conscientization 101 love about hip hop is its ability to convey complex political analysis succinctly. Big Cakes drops the line in this video, “I know... Read more »

Black The Ripper – Wake Up

The alarm clock has been ringing for a long time now! Read more »

Logic feat. Shadia Mansour – So Serious

The official video for “So Serious” by Logic MC, featuring Shadia Mansour. Track appears on Logic’s Listen album. Read more »