38 episodes

The Sankofa Book Club is a digital book club with a focus on African Literature. Through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and this podcast we aim to encourage discussion around African literature, African history and African culture.

The Sankofa Book Club The Sankofa Book Club

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The Sankofa Book Club is a digital book club with a focus on African Literature. Through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and this podcast we aim to encourage discussion around African literature, African history and African culture.

    037: Double Pandemic

    037: Double Pandemic

    In this episode, we are catching up on how we've been managing our lives during the Corona Virus Pandemic and our thoughts on Black Lives Matter(ing) globally.

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    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Akua's music page: instagram.com/akuabmusic
    Free Black University: gofundme.com/f/the-free-black-university
    Crowdfunding to pay racial justice activists for their work: justgiving.com/crowdfunding/support-the-people

    • 40 min
    036: Sosu's Call

    036: Sosu's Call

    In this episode we are discussing March's book, Sosu's Call by Meshack Asare

    We’re talking about:
    * Overview
    * Author, setting and context
    * Themes:
    * Education
    * Community
    * Youth
    * Best and worst bits

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    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Guest co-host (Rachel): @brownsugarr_27
    Triple Cripples: @triplecripples
    The disability equality charity in England and Wales: www.scope.org.uk

    • 32 min
    035: Children Of Virtue And Vengeance

    035: Children Of Virtue And Vengeance

    In this episode we are discussing February's book, Children of Virtue And Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi.

    We’re talking about:
    * Overview
    * Author, setting and context
    * Themes:
    * Broken relationships
    * Womanhood in Young African literature
    * Activism: Evolution vs Revolution
    * Best and worst bits

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    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Literandra blog: http://literandra.com/
    Literandra IG: https://bit.ly/2OKD3Bf
    Spotlite by Literandra (Youtube): https://bit.ly/2SdJqiC
    Synopsis: https://bit.ly/38epVvW
    Three Sisters by Inua Ellams: https://bit.ly/38j7JRJ

    • 52 min
    034: Children Of Blood And Bone

    034: Children Of Blood And Bone

    In this episode we are discussing November's book, Children of Blood And Bone by Tomi Adeyemi.

    We’re talking about:
    * Overview
    * Author, setting and context
    * Themes:
    * Power
    * Duty
    * Representation in young adult fiction
    * Style and technique
    * Best and worst bits

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    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam

    • 42 min
    033: Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race

    033: Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race

    In this episode we are discussing October's book, Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

    We’re talking about:
    * Overview
    * Author, setting and context
    * Themes:
    * Black representation
    * Intersectional feminism
    * Black heroes
    * Best and worst bits
    * Style and technique

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    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Only Dee Brave (Guest co-host): twitter.com/52WeeksLater, instagram.com/52weekslater/ and www.52weekslater.com/
    Shooting in America: abcn.ws/2CzIH5w

    • 48 min
    032: Whitefly

    032: Whitefly

    In this episode we are discussing September's book, Whitefly by Abdelilah Hamdouchi

    We’re talking about:
    * Overview
    * Author, setting and context
    * Themes:
    * Struggle
    * Crime
    * Identity
    * Style and technique
    * Best and worst bits

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    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Extortion & Immigration: https://bit.ly/2lWezcI

    • 34 min

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