one of the best quotes i came across goes something like this…
its possible to be a commited activist and brilliant academic, by Jenny Lee reflecting on Andy Smith. Reflecting on Andy Smith’s influence as an undergrad student at the University of Michigan, Jenny’s exact words are: “I would also never have thought that it was possible to be a brilliant academic and a deeply invested community organizer at the same time”. read more of Jenny’s lucid texts at:
we need more people like these…
me kinda’s reminisce about Steve Bantu Biko
but then there is Kgafela wa Magogodi, elsewhere on kush.co.za. he says: we need academics who will theorise and historicize films of bo Dumisani Phakhathi, Khalo Matabane, Teboho Mahlatsi and I forgot who else but I may just add Eugene Paramoer, Nhlanhla Masondo and Breeze Yoko right there.
love peace and grooviness,
2 thoughts on “academic activists”
hey don’t forget about
you can publish all your fanzines there… it’s free and lives forever
of course! issuu.com is the way, though very few of our people spent time on the net.
ga nnyane ga nnyane.