Pubblicati da Camilla Hawthorne

The Black Europe Summer School in Amsterdam

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 […]

Angela Davis, tra attivismo ed accademia

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 […]