We recently wrapped up the 9th edition of the Summer School on Black Europe (BESS) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.* Founded by Professor Kwame Nimako, BESS is an independent program that addresses the lack of systematic engagement with–and even outright marginalization of–Black diasporic politics within European academic spaces. As Dr. Nimako explained in a 2013 interview: I took this seminar […]
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Researcher, writer, editor/translator, and public speaker.
Project Manager at Summer School on Black Europe
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On March 16, the great radical activist-intellectual Professor Angela Y. Davis visited “Bologna Rossa” and delivered a brilliant address entitled “The Meaning of White Supremacy Today.” Speaking to a packed auditorium at the University of Bologna, Professor Davis began her lecture by acknowledging the legacy of Antonio Gramsci, the Italian Marxist philosopher and labor activist who […]
I admit that it is a good thing to place different civilizations in contact with each other that it is an excellent thing to blend different worlds; that whatever its own particular genius may be, a civilization that withdraws into itself atrophies; that for civilizations, exchange is oxygen; that the great good fortune of […]