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In the spirit of We Should All Be Feminists and How to Be an Antiracist, a poignant and sensible guide to questioning the meaning of whiteness and creating an antiracist world from the acclaimed historian and author of Don't Touch My Hair. Vital and empowering What White People Can Do Next teaches each of…
An Ordinary Wonder is a story of the courage needed to be yourself. Oto leaves for boarding school with one plan: excel and escape his cruel home. Falling in love with his roommate was certainly not on the agenda, but fear and shame force him to hide his love and true self. Back home, weighed down by the expectations of their wealthy and…
Bei Africa Writes 2018 stellte Ayesha Harruna Attah in einem gleichermaßen unterhaltsamen und informativen Gespräch mit Marcelle Mateki Akita von AfriKult ihren jüngst erschienenen dritten Roman The Hundred Wells of Salaga (Cassava Pepublic Press, Mai 2018) vor – eine Geschichte über Geschichte, Skaverei, Macht, Begierde, Liebe, Geschlechterrollen…
The narrator arrives in Berlin, a place famed for its hedonism, to find peace and maybe love; only to discover that the problems which have long haunted him have arrived there too, and are more present than ever. As he approaches his fortieth birthday, nearing the age where his father was killed in a brutal revolution, he drifts through this…
Everyone needs to love and be loved -- even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving. In The Will to Change, bell hooks gets to the heart of the matter and shows men how to express the emotions that are a…
The powerful novel-in-verse from Safia Elhillo, the critically acclaimed poet featured on Forbes Africa’s “30 Under 30” list. This mesmerizing journey of family, identity, and finding yourself in the most unexpected places is filled with lyrical beauty and stunning strength. Nima doesn’t feel understood. By her mother, who grew up…
Das Patriarchat ist ein System, das darauf abzielt, entlang der binären Einteilung in Geschlechter Männern den Zugang zu Ressourcen und Machtpositionen zu ermöglichen und ihn Frauen vorzuenthalten. So weit, so gut.  Welche durchaus negativen Effekte jedoch - zeitlich und räumlich kulturell geprägte - starre Vorstellungen von Männlichkeit und…
Die The Guardian-Kolumnistin Lopè Ariyo lädt ein, die Küche ihrer Heimat Nigeria kennenzulernen und zeigt in diesem ganz persönlichen, farbenfrohen Kochbuch, wie sie mit einfachen, frischen Zutaten geschmacksintensive Gerichte für jede Gelegenheit kreieren. Von authentischen Klassikern der westafrikanischen Küche wie Jollof Reis oder Okele,…
The aftermath of the fall of Paris, 1940. Hieronymous Falk, a rising star on the cabaret scene, was arrested in a cafe and never heard from again. He was twenty years old. He was a German citizen. And he was black. Fifty years later, Sid, Hiero's bandmate and the only witness that day, is going back to Berlin. Persuaded by his old friend Chip,…
A novel of exhilarating range, magical realism, and history, a dazzling retelling of Liberia's formation. Wayétu Moore's powerful debut novel, She Would Be King, reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia's early years through three unforgettable characters who share an uncommon bond. Gbessa, exiled from the West African village of Lai, is…

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