UMUCO: Critiquing culture and breaking stigmas

  Being born and raised in Rwanda succumbed us to certain traditions and morals that govern our community. Many call it culture, we call it UMUCO. I believe and argue that the biggest weapon against [neo]-colonialism is knowledge and practice of one’s indigenous culture. Thus, I have devoted my life to Afrikan narratives, and to …

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Ousmane Sembène: the revolution in his portrayal of Afrika through film

"Europeans and Arabs have nothing to teach us about morality"- Ousmane Sembène Many times we talk about how art is political. Increasingly in the past ten years, there has been talk about representation and its importance. Faces such as Lupita Nyong'O, Issa Rae, the entire cast of Girls Trip and that of the the long …