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Locating Lauryn Hill’s Consumerism

Dr Claudette Carr tackles the Profane and the Prophetic in Popular Culture in her thought provoking piece on Locating Lauryn Hill's Consumerism. "If everyone is a product of this society, who will say...
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Book Review: Children of Saba fantasy book

Sensually provocative, visually breath-taking, and relentlessly suspenseful, N.K. Read’s ‘Children of Saba’ is that kind of book that only comes so rarely. From the first page, it sweeps you off your...
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Small Seeds: Tyler Perry on how to be successful

Tyler Perry speaks candidly on what it takes to be successful - While this is not a video I (N.K. Read) can attribute to myself, it really sits beautifully alongside my 'Small Seeds' series, so I simply had...
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The Best African Books – 2013

In 2012,  we featured Lyrics Alley (Leila Aboulela), The Memory of Love (Aminatta Forna), Heart of Darkness (David Zane Mairowitz, Joseph Conrad and Catherine Anyango) and many more published excellent...
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Dear Non-Black Friend

This article was first published on www.different-strands.com. This post was in response to the many questions received by the blogger from her non-black friends.  By Phoebe Mwanza. Dear Non-Black...
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Africa’s greatest story

Author N.K Read writes about what inspired her new book -  'Children of Saba' - an exciting, epic novel that re-imagines Africa's past (and future) glory. Herodotus (Greek historian c. 484–425 BC) called...
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The Dreaded “B” Word And The Fact of Blackness

As colour is the is the most obvious outward manifestation of race it has been made the criterion by which men are judged, irrespective of their social or educational attainments. The light-skinned...
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A Letter from a Kenyan Abroad

Afritorial.com editor's note: Mkawasi Mcharo Hall's response (26.08.2013) to Bikozulu's "A Letter to Kenyans Abroad"  (Bikozulu is a home grown Kenyan blog) has stirred quite a bit of talk on social...