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EP.030: Ital Fresh

On this episode of the Conscientization 101 podcast, we talked with one half of the dynamic and innovative team at the Liverpool based Ital Fresh, Iras DanJahDan (also of the RU1 Fam hip-hop collective).

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Moving the Centre: The Struggle For Cultural Freedoms by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Western imperialism’s colonizing efforts in the last four hundred years have lead to a situation where world cultures have been dominated by a handful of …

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Secret Lives, Short Stories by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

A beautiful collection of early writings from one of Africa’s finest writers.  While this collection is currently out of print, we encourage you to remain …

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Movements: The Real Liberal Virus (Get that Shit Out of Your System)

By C-101 Editors

…we posit the inherent liberalism and self-defeating tendencies which have laced most movements we know of today… Liberalism comes from Western philosophical thought which purports ALL social reality is created and defined by the “individual”, not the group. As a result, it is an ideology which promotes self-interest and gain.

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We Are Africans: The Imperative of Claiming Our National Identity for
African Liberation

By C-101 Editors

A foundational aspect of building a nation is proper identity. With proper identity you are able to discern your purpose, interests, and objectives as a group. Unfortunately…

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Misguided Movement: The Neoliberal Move Toward Natural Hair
Part 2 of 3

By Zari Sundiata

“We encounter difficulties when dealing with the petty-bourgeois class, especially in a colonial context.”

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Barrel of a Pen: Resistance to Repression in Neo-colonial Kenya by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Barrel of a Pen is a collection of essays that vigorously responds to the atmosphere of repression and domination in Kenya. Ngũgĩ argues that the …

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Remembering the Dismembered Continent by Ayi Kwei Armah

1885, Berlin: European and American globalizers set up colonies that impoverished Africans by exporting raw resources to fuel European and American prosperity.
1960s: “Independent” Africa’s rulers, …

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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 …

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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 …

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