After being imprisoned for 27 years, Nelson Mandela and F.W. De Klerk reached an agreement in late 1989 to legalize the previously banned…
The Black Atlantic is a network of cultures spanning Africa, North and South America, the Caribbean and Europe forged, in the first instance, by the transatlantic slave trade. This timeline records some of the political, intellectual, aesthetic and activist work done in this transnational cultural formation since 1945.
The Fifth Pan-African Congress Demands the End of Colonialism
After an 18 year hiatus, the Pan-African Congress reconvened for the fifth time after WWII in 1945 in Manchester, England. This Congress was…