African Literature

Black Owned Bookstores: The #Unhidden Sources Of Our Story The African American Literature Book Club (AALBC) offers a comprehensive list of our most valued resources">Black Owned Bookstores: The #Unhidden Sources Of Our Story The African American Literature Book Club (AALBC) offers a comprehensive list of our most valued resources

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The African American Literature Book Club (AALBC) offers a comprehensive list of our most valued resources.
Black Owned Bookstores: The #Unhidden Sources Of Our Story The African American Literature Book Club (AALBC) offers a comprehensive list of our most valued resources" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

What Does Resistance Look Like In The Face Of Extremism | Literary Hub Alexis Okeowo On The Complex Ethics of Fighting Extremism In Africa">What Does Resistance Look Like In The Face Of Extremism | Literary Hub Alexis Okeowo On The Complex Ethics of Fighting Extremism In Africa

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Alexis Okeowo On The Complex Ethics of Fighting Extremism In Africa.
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Nnedi Okorafor and the Fantasy Genre She Is Helping Redefine | The New York Times Nearly 25 years ago, Nnedi Okorafor was visiting relatives in Isiekenesi, Nigeria, when she asked her grand uncle a sensitive question. What could he tell her about Nsibidi, an old and often secret symbolic script?">Nnedi Okorafor and the Fantasy Genre She Is Helping Redefine | The New York Times Nearly 25 years ago, Nnedi Okorafor was visiting relatives in Isiekenesi, Nigeria, when she asked her grand uncle a sensitive question. What could he tell her about Nsibidi, an old and often secret symbolic script?

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Nearly 25 years ago, Nnedi Okorafor was visiting relatives in Isiekenesi, Nigeria, when she asked her grand uncle a sensitive question. What could he tell her about Nsibidi, an old and often secret symbolic script?
Nnedi Okorafor and the Fantasy Genre She Is Helping Redefine | The New York Times Nearly 25 years ago, Nnedi Okorafor was visiting relatives in Isiekenesi, Nigeria, when she asked her grand uncle a sensitive question. What could he tell her about Nsibidi, an old and often secret symbolic script?" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

I Went To The First Well-Read Black Girl Festival and Remembered I Was Born to Write—And Read | OkayAfrica It took several years for me to call myself a writer, and two decades to actually believe it. ">I Went To The First Well-Read Black Girl Festival and Remembered I Was Born to Write—And Read | OkayAfrica It took several years for me to call myself a writer, and two decades to actually believe it.

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It took several years for me to call myself a writer, and two decades to actually believe it.
I Went To The First Well-Read Black Girl Festival and Remembered I Was Born to Write—And Read | OkayAfrica It took several years for me to call myself a writer, and two decades to actually believe it. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Remembering Afro-German Intellectual May Ayim | Black Perspectives It has been almost twenty-one years since Black German activist, educator, writer, and public intellectual May Ayim died on August 9, 1996 at the age of 36.">Remembering Afro-German Intellectual May Ayim | Black Perspectives It has been almost twenty-one years since Black German activist, educator, writer, and public intellectual May Ayim died on August 9, 1996 at the age of 36.

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It has been almost twenty-one years since Black German activist, educator, writer, and public intellectual May Ayim died on August 9, 1996 at the age of 36.
Remembering Afro-German Intellectual May Ayim | Black Perspectives It has been almost twenty-one years since Black German activist, educator, writer, and public intellectual May Ayim died on August 9, 1996 at the age of 36." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Caine Prize Preview 2017: ‘God’s Children Are Little Broken Things’ by Arinze Ifeakandu – OkayAfrica Launched in 2000, the Caine Prize for African Writing is a award for short stories written by writers of African origin and published in the English language. This year’s 166 entries from 23 countries is the highest number of submissions in its 17 year history.">Caine Prize Preview 2017: ‘God’s Children Are Little Broken Things’ by Arinze Ifeakandu – OkayAfrica Launched in 2000, the Caine Prize for African Writing is a award for short stories written by writers of African origin and published in the English language. This year’s 166 entries from 23 countries is the highest number of submissions in its 17 year history.

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Launched in 2000, the Caine Prize for African Writing is a award for short stories written by writers of African origin and published in the English language. This year’s 166 entries from 23 countries is the highest number of submissions in its 17 year history.
Caine Prize Preview 2017: ‘God’s Children Are Little Broken Things’ by Arinze Ifeakandu – OkayAfrica Launched in 2000, the Caine Prize for African Writing is a award for short stories written by writers of African origin and published in the English language. This year’s 166 entries from 23 countries is the highest number of submissions in its 17 year history." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

5 Visually Stunning Comic Books Set In Africa – Fortress of Solitude You’ve probably see the Black Panther trailer. For many of you, Black Panther is probably the only time you see the words comics and Africa in the same sentence. However, there is a growing movement across both the African continent and diaspora to create a new wave of comics inspired by African art, culture and aesthetic.">5 Visually Stunning Comic Books Set In Africa – Fortress of Solitude You’ve probably see the Black Panther trailer. For many of you, Black Panther is probably the only time you see the words comics and Africa in the same sentence. However, there is a growing movement across both the African continent and diaspora to create a new wave of comics inspired by African art, culture and aesthetic.

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You’ve probably see the Black Panther trailer. For many of you, Black Panther is probably the only time you see the words comics and Africa in the same sentence. However, there is a growing movement across both the African continent and diaspora to create a new wave of comics inspired by African art, culture and aesthetic.
5 Visually Stunning Comic Books Set In Africa – Fortress of Solitude You’ve probably see the Black Panther trailer. For many of you, Black Panther is probably the only time you see the words comics and Africa in the same sentence. However, there is a growing movement across both the African continent and diaspora to create a new wave of comics inspired by African art, culture and aesthetic." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Mother Africa: 12 Iconic Women Who Have Shaped Our Culture – Okay Africa DIASPORA—The world would be much less soulful without the contributions of African women.">Mother Africa: 12 Iconic Women Who Have Shaped Our Culture – Okay Africa DIASPORA—The world would be much less soulful without the contributions of African women.

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DIASPORA—The world would be much less soulful without the contributions of African women.
Mother Africa: 12 Iconic Women Who Have Shaped Our Culture – Okay Africa DIASPORA—The world would be much less soulful without the contributions of African women." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

These 4 African Writers Are Killing It This Week In the Literary World – Okay Africa Today, four more writers have landed on our radar, who’ve either won or been shortlisted for major literary awards this week alone. ">These 4 African Writers Are Killing It This Week In the Literary World – Okay Africa Today, four more writers have landed on our radar, who’ve either won or been shortlisted for major literary awards this week alone.

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Today, four more writers have landed on our radar, who’ve either won or been shortlisted for major literary awards this week alone.
These 4 African Writers Are Killing It This Week In the Literary World – Okay Africa Today, four more writers have landed on our radar, who’ve either won or been shortlisted for major literary awards this week alone. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More