Tag: African Literature

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

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.

African Literature, African Comics, Yohance, Outcasts of Jupiter, Jinx, Kugali MAG, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN
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

Celebrating 8 of the Most Influential Black South African Women Writers We’re just a few days away from Women’s Month in South Africa––a time to reflect on the strong, courageous and brilliant women of South Africa’s past and present.">Celebrating 8 of the Most Influential Black South African Women Writers We’re just a few days away from Women’s Month in South Africa––a time to reflect on the strong, courageous and brilliant women of South Africa’s past and present.

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We’re just a few days away from Women’s Month in South Africa––a time to reflect on the strong, courageous and brilliant women of South Africa’s past and present.
Celebrating 8 of the Most Influential Black South African Women Writers We’re just a few days away from Women’s Month in South Africa––a time to reflect on the strong, courageous and brilliant women of South Africa’s past and present." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More