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HBO’s sci-fi horror series Lovecraft Country relives the Jim Crow era
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Arts and Culture HBO’s sci-fi horror series Lovecraft Country relives the Jim Crow era

Lovecraft Country, a must watch landmark show is a story which grapples with America’s troubled past and present, a binary opposite defined relationship of us versus them is pitted throughout the narrative, be it law enforcement vis-à-vis policing and white American supremacy in the fray. It can be read as an allegory for the Black American horror reality.

Meet Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet the creator of culturally relevant West African emojis
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Africans rising Meet Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet the creator of culturally relevant West African emojis

Over the past two years, Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet has designed over 350 emojis that celebrate African culture, history and contemporary life. He incorporated all his emojis from his project into an app called ‘Zouzoukwa’, so that Africans can use emojis ‘that correspond to their realities’.