Lexicon, NonPolitics

a very short intro to afro-pessimism

8 Okt , 2017  

This is an introduction written to preface a new book, Afro-Pessimism: An Introduction, put out by Racked & Dispatched. Check out that site for more info and to get a free pdf of the entire book. Preface

In June 2017, a Black off-duty cop was coming to assist some ...

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PhiloFiction

Afro-pessimism as Aesthetic Blackness? [Putting the Pessimism in Afro-Pessimism]

8 Jan , 2016  

On the occasion of Achille Mbembe’s new preface to the African reprint of On the Postcolony by Wits University Press.

Mbembe: Critique is witnessing as well as endless vigilance, interrogation and anticipation. A proper ­critique requires us first to dwell in the chaos of the night in order precisely to ...

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