Bonus Episode for Patrons: Anakwa Dwamena on the Black working-class diaspora

A bonus episode available to our patrons. You can find the episode, instructions on how to support the show and information on how to join our Discord chat community all at Thanks to all of you who have already signed up!

In this week's special Patreon episode, Tammy speaks with journalist Anakwa Dwamena about global Blackness, the Black (working-class) immigrant experience, African-diaspora Clubhouse, his imminent Fulbright research in rural Ghana, and how he and his colleagues at Africa is a Country hope to bring contemporary literature from the continent to Western readers. Also: many shout-outs to the inimitable CLR James.

Some of Tammy’s favorite Anakwa pieces:

Homemade movie posters in Ghana

The fight to close Rikers Island jail in NYC

COVID-19 and racism in Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil