Links this week: Tanzania expulsion of UNDP official, anti-malaria vaccine, podcast and book recs, and more

Kenyan Mary Keitany broke the women’s world record for the marathon earlier this week at the London Marathon. Fellow Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru won the men’s race. Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa finished 12th, and crossed the finish line with his arms crossed overhead, a symbol of protest in solidarity with the Oromo Protests in Ethiopia. … More Links this week: Tanzania expulsion of UNDP official, anti-malaria vaccine, podcast and book recs, and more

Ep16. A conversation with Dr. Candis Watts Smith on her book Black Mosaic

In this week’s episode, we chat with Dr. Candis Watts Smith (@ProfCandis), assistant professor of public policy at UNC. Her first book, Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity, was published by NYU Press in 2014. We talk about her book and about racial and political attitudes among millennials in the U.S. Most controversially, … More Ep16. A conversation with Dr. Candis Watts Smith on her book Black Mosaic

From Episode #5: What we’re reading this week

We started off this week’s podcast episode talking about U.S. President Trump’s executive order banning entry to all refugees and to nationals of seven majority-Muslim countries. There is a great resource for those affected by the (now temporarily lifted) ban titled, “Resources for Sudanese Americans and Sudanese in America / موارد للأامريكين السودانيين والسودانيين بأمريكا” … More From Episode #5: What we’re reading this week

Ep5. A conversation with Dr. T.J. Tallie to kick off Black History Month

This week on Ufahamu Africa we commemorate the start of Black History Month with a conversation with historian Dr. T.J. Tallie of Washington and Lee University. He shares insights from his research on settler colonialism in South Africa in the 1800s, connecting ideas and themes to the contemporary period. Our conversation with Dr. T.J Tallie begins at … More Ep5. A conversation with Dr. T.J. Tallie to kick off Black History Month