Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age Edited by Bruce L. Cook (Chicago ORT Technical Institute, USA)

  https://www.igi-global.com/book/_/179337     Description Violent behavior has become deeply integrated into modern society and it is an unavoidable aspect of human nature. Examining peacemaking strategies through a critical and academic perspective can assist in resolving violence in societies around the world. The Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age is a pivotal…

A Review of ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

( PG – 13, 1h 33mins, 17 Feb 2017(USA), Directed by Raoul Peck)     The nominee for the best documentary feature at the 89th academy awards, I Am Not Your Negro is already considered a cinematic spectacle in its own essence by a variety of critics. The poignant and cogent documentary is realistically scathing…

Revolt of the Black athlete The hidden history of Muhammad Ali By David Zirin

Appeared in International Socialist Review Issue 33, January–February 2004 Dave Zirin is the author of Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports (Haymarket Books, 2007), The Muhammad Ali Handbook (MQ Publications, 2007), and What’s My Name, Fool? (Haymarket Books, 2005). He is Press Action’s 2005 and 2006 Sportswriter of the Year,…

Grandpa, what do you make of the killings in Paris? By Cameron Duodu

I used to hop across the road and bring her home from school.We would have lunch together.I enthused her so much about Ghanaian food that on the first occasion she visited Ghana and she was asked by the hotel staff what she wanted for breakfast, she replied: “Fufu and soup!”She was bemused when they laughed…

THE SAN BUSHMEN OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

The term, ‘bushman’, came from the Dutch term, ‘bossiesman’, which meant ‘bandit’ or ‘outlaw’. The ‘bushman’ term was first applied by white explorers & settlers over 200 years ago.Photo by Charles Fred The term San refers to a diverse group of hunter-gatherers living in Southern Africa who share historical and linguistic connections. The San were…

Fanon documentary confronts fallacies about anti-colonial philosopher

Swedish filmmaker taps into the primary violence of the coloniser rather than the colonised, says Bhakti Shringarpure   SOURCE: the guardian       Concerning Violence, the latest documentary from Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson, has been screening to packed audiences on the film festival circuit.   Olsson’s claim to fame, at least in the…