Mukoma Wa Ngugi is an Associate Professor of English at Cornell University and the author of The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of Language, Identity and Ownership, the novels Mrs. Shaw, Black Star Nairobi, Nairobi Heat, and two books of poetry, Logotherapy and Hurling Words at Consciousness. He is the co-founder of the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature and co-director of the Global South Project – Cornell.
Dr. Jesse Goldberg, a Cornell English Dept alumni is being trolled and bullied by the likes of @DonaldJTrumpJr for saying there are no good cops because the system they serve is rotten - and they should consider becoming conscientious objectors. @ACLU @EnglishCornell @chronicle https://t.co/OuPu3GoSPP
We, the Scarred and characters were in exile 5yrs. It's exciting to see it available in Nigeria, Kenya and SA. The indie African literary ecosystem flourishes thanks to @lolashoneyin @BibiBakareyusuf, @AfrolitSansFro1 , @MosesKilolo, @molarawood, @TroyOnyango, @remythequill et al https://t.co/HnVV7WTdnX
With a cruel and narcissistic Trump presiding over historical racial and economic inequalities and a pandemic, the US never stood a chance. This essay by @edyong209 is a one stop read of all the things that went wrong with the US response to Covid-19. https://t.co/PhcPvemAsx