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Panashe Chigumadzi

Panashe Chigumadzi is a PhD student in African and African American Studies and History at Harvard. She is author of the historical memoir These Bones Will Rise Again and the novel Sweet Medicine.


When Desmond Tutu reconciled African theology and Black theology.

Panashe Chigumadzi, Cornel West

There is a cost to replacing race with caste our analysis of oppression: we erase anti-Blackness.

Panashe Chigumadzi

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