The real dragon: George Jackson and the Black August tradition
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Politics and Society The real dragon: George Jackson and the Black August tradition

Black August honours the tradition of the black liberation struggle, especially the Soledad Brother George Jackson and his comrades who became revolutionaries in the penal system of America. Jackson was a guiding theorist of the Black Panthers and worldwide communism. Here the essay extends to honour and remind us all of other revolutionary ancestors.

Human Rights is a sham: A dispatch from the Neocolonial state
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Politics and Society Human Rights is a sham: A dispatch from the Neocolonial state

A reminder to Africans on the imperative need to move beyond the liberalist mere discourse of rights, towards an objective and concrete overhaul of their material condition. Alieu Bah here used his country, The Gambia as a pretext as to the failure of that liberal Democratic model and contemplating the complicity of the new kind of African activist in this scheme of neocolonialism.