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Angella Nakasagga
Jul 14
The Untold Truths of the Lives of African Immigrant Women
I come from a lineage of great African women — a lineage comprised of survivors, initiators, and implementers and I believe that just my existence is proof of all these attributes. Being able to thrive over generations and generations in a widely patriarchal society with rigid cultural norms that leave…
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Jul 14
A Deep Dive into The Deception of Machines: Exploring the Degenerative Effects of Machines on Humanity as represented in “La Mitrailleuse” by C.R.W. Nevinson
Contextual Overview
Title: La Mitrailleuse (The Machine Gun)
Artist: C.R.W. Nevinson (United Kingdom)
Year: 1915
Location: Tate Britain
Dimensions: 24” x 20” (61cm x 51cm)
Media specifications: Oil paint on canvas
Christoper Richard Wynne Nevinson was a British painter and printmaker. His work included landscapes, urban scenes, figure composition, but he was…
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Jul 14
A Critical Response to “The Language of African Literature” by Ngugi wa Thiong’o
Things are not always black or white — an idea that Kenyan post-colonial theorist, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, does not clarify in his acclaimed essay “The Language of African Literature,” which appears in his 1986 collective work of essays titled Decolonising the Mind: the Politics of Language in African Literature. In…
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