Formerly, "This is Africa/fyeahAfrica".
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A LITTLE ABOUT ME:
Based in Cape Town, South Africa
From Lagos, Nigeria
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(As an unemployed media student, all donations go into ensuring my survival in this cruel world and future projects I hope to embark on).
(since Oct. 21th 2012)
Russia and the Negro: Blacks in Russian history and thought Howard University Press. 1986. Allison Blakely Northwestern University Press, May 30, 2006
Under the Sky of My Africa: Alexander Pushkin and Blackness. Northwestern University Press, May 30, 2006. Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobodny, Ludmilla A. Trigos
Gannibal: The Moor of Petersburg. Hugh Barnes
Beyond the Color Line: Reading Encounters between Black and Red, 1922-1963 (Duke UP, 2002). Kate A. Baldwin
Soul to Soul: A Black Russian American Family 1865-1992 Yelene Khanga
Black on Red: My 44 Years Inside the Soviet Union (May 1988) Robert Robinson
Red and Hot: The Fat of Jazz in the Soviet Union, 1917-1980 S. Frederick Starr
Africa in Russia, Russia in Africa: Three Centuries of Encounters (Editor Maxim Matusevich)
The Black Russian Vladimir Alexandrov (not yet released)
Negri v Amerike/Blacks in America - Claude McKay
Petropolis Anya Ulinich
Это я – Эдичка. Эдуард Лимонов
The Last Communist Valerie ZatoichiValerie Zatoichi
Original’nyi chelovek Leonid Andreyev.
Мистер Твистер Samuil Marshak’s poem «
Kesha Fikes and Alaina Lemon in their 2002 article “African Presence in Former Soviet Spaces.
W McClellan “Africans and Black Americans in the Comintern Schools, 1925- 1934.” (1993 (through jstor)
Rossiia i Afrika: Dokumenty i Materialy, XVIII v. – 1960 g. [Russia and Africa: Documents and Materials, 18th Century – 1960] Apollon Davison
Mazov’s “Afrikanskie Studenty v Moskve v God Afriki” [African Students in Moscow in the Year of Africa]
Julie Hessler’s “Death of an African Student in Moscow.”
Claude McKay - Soviet Russia and the Negro
And anything by Maxim Matusevich-
Probing the Limits of Internationalism: African Students Confront Soviet Ritual (find pdf)
If you have anymore to add please let me know. I will be updating it regularly.
Also, if you want to get to it, I made a separate page for it.