Global Issues

While the whiteness of the national rugby team continues to be a point of embarrassment for South Africa, on the fields of the Eastern Cape, both the past and the future of the game are black. Screenshot from the documentary Progress. Image credit [...]
Sun, Aug 12, 2018 12:45:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
When former Springbok Ashwin Willemse walked off a SuperSport TV set, he forced conversations on racism in South African rugby and its sports media. Image via Ashwin Willemse Facebook. It has become a cause celebre. On May 19, 2018, SuperSport rugby commentator [...]
Sat, Aug 11, 2018 1:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The complicated relationship of Jean -Paul Sartre and Frantz Fanon. Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul at the 6th Anniversary of Founding of Communist China in Beijing. Image credit Liu Dong'ao via Wikimedia Commons. Few European [...]
Fri, Aug 10, 2018 12:07:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
When will the state-sanctioned violence in Cameroon be sufficient to cause Western nations to stop supporting President Paul Biya and his military? US military training BIR in Cameroon in 2013. Image credit Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr. via Wikimedia Commons. [...]
Thu, Aug 09, 2018 1:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Jeffery Kaz Aninkorah is a 23 year old self taught artist from Kumasi, Ghana. [...]
Thu, Aug 02, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
We found these digital sketches by Brazilian digital artist Felipe Oak exquisite. Enjoy! [...]
Wed, Aug 01, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
It was rare to see African or people of color represented in games a while ago. During her studies concept artist, Sarah Jones, created hair designs for potential character customization. She designed different options that players could choose for their avatars. Enjoy! [...]
Tue, Jul 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Did you ever have one of those mood rings? Take a look at this creative conceptual project by digital artist Senongo Akpem. HoloHalo is a holographic communication device that learns and adapts to you. Autonomously project colors and patterns that sync with your mood. “First and foremost, to spark conversation [...]
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

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