Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Kiri Kankhwende discusses her experience of the Tate Modern’s exhibition exploring the work of black artists during the US civil rights movement
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“Except for the afro”: The surprising importance of Pam Grier’s hair

  By Varaidzo Jackie Brown sits in a white robe, cherry red nails curled around a coffee mug, as she laments getting older with bondsman Max Cherry. “I bet that, except for possibly an Afro, you look exactly the way you did at 29,” says Max. The line is funny, because we know it’s true.… Read More

The Black Panther Movement is part of Black British History too

by Amber Fletcher The Black Panthers are well-known for their fight against racist oppression in America, but the importance of their work was not limited to the US. Their commitment to equality for black lives inspired black people around the world to stand up for their rights, including here in the UK. With that in… Read More

I’m a Man (Part 2)

by Oivvio Polite Translated by Jennifer Hayashida From a Swedish horizon it is easy to identify the Swedish Left of the 60s as an identity project for bourgeois youth and to think of projects in other countries as more “real.” While the Swedish 60s were about identity, the global 60s were about real questions of… Read More