A literary perspective on nationalism, modernism, Apartheid, and state censorship.
I just finished reading a fascinating appetizer to John Carlin’s new book on Nelson Mandela, Knowing Mandela.
Robin D.G. Kelley’s work explores the history of black radical movements, the location of public intellectual work in contemporary social movements, and the role of the imagination in transformational politics. In this talk he discusses modern jazz in revolutionary times.