Written by Claudia Efemini. The Women’s War of 1929 is a seldom discussed political and social movement, likely due to the fact that it was a movement resisting British Colonial Rule in Nigeria, and was orchestrated by women. But what happened? And why should we put this back in the historical limelight?
Written by Megan Sickmueller, this piece discusses the thought of Martinican philosopher Franz Fanon in regards to the nation, race and colonial struggle, and relates it to the legacy and project of Steve Biko, a pre-eminent figure in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa.