• From Ghettoizing to Gentrifying African Studies

    From Ghettoizing to Gentrifying African Studies0

    From time to time we are treated to a powerful critique of, or contentious debate on, African Studies. This time it has come from Haythem Guesmi’s viral article on ‘The Gentrification of African Studies.’ In a way, it is coming on the heels of Jean Allman’s  celebrated address on “#HerskovitsMustFall? A Meditation on Whiteness, African Studies, and the Unfinished Business of 1968.”

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Dear Kenyans, Have you noticed that no KE media house is questioning how GoK handles the bodies of those it likes to call "our fallen heroes" nor demanding accountability for their "falling"? Just content to parrot the #OfficialTruth.