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?

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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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