From 13 January to 11 February 2024, the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be hosted in Côte d’Ivoire. Though the tournament is a celebration of football, it also casts a shadow over the profound challenges faced by Africans across the continent.
We started Inkani Books in 2021 with a vision of books that could intervene in discussions around the contemporary dilemmas of humanity, that engaged deeply with pan-African themes, Marxism, and struggles in the Global South. We wanted to make books people could gather around and learn from together.
This dossier focuses on the Black Community Programmes, a series of projects initiated in 1972 that served as the practical implementation of the Black Consciousness philosophy to give Black people the power to become self-reliant.