Senegal

Museum of Black Civilisations aims to 'decolonise knowledge'

A large museum will open in Dakar, 52 years after Senegal's first president presented a post-colonial cultural vision.

Museum of Black Civilisations aims to 'decolonise knowledge'

War Hotels

How the Holiday Inn became a symbol of the Lebanese Civil War

A symbol of jet set prewar Beirut, the empty, shell-scarred building still towers above glitzy downtown.

Opinion

It's time for Scotland to make reparations for slavery

Scotland should take responsibility for the major and highly lucrative role it played in the transatlantic slave trade.

Elliot Ross

by Elliot Ross

Elliot Ross

Scotland

When Scotland hosted an abolitionist after profiting from slavery

Little known stories behind Frederick Douglass' speaking tour in Scotland, a country is now dealing with its dark past.

When Scotland hosted an abolitionist after profiting from slavery

The Far Right

The day London stood up to fascism

Balwinder Singh Rana, a 71-year-old anti-fascist, recalls the day he and thousands of others took on the National Front.

Lewisham, London 1977: Notes on fighting fascism

Arts & Culture

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

In the US, Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated on Thursday, November 22.

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

Reporter's Notebook

My Soviet scar: Confronting architecture of oppression

They are symbols of Soviet oppression to some but part of collective memory to others. Should Soviet-era monuments and buildings be protected?

Al Jazeera World

Who Killed Robert Kennedy?

Fifty years on, questions about witness testimony, hidden evidence and the true identity of Kennedy's killer remain.

Al Jazeera World

Edward Said: 'Out of Place'

A look at the life and career of the influential post-colonial writer and champion of the Palestinian cause in the West.

This is Europe

The suburbs: A brief history of French housing estates

From the functional to the dysfunctional: How France fell out of love with its high-rise housing estates.

The suburbs: A brief history of French housing estates

The Listening Post

History suppressed: Censorship in Israel's archives

Troves of looted Palestinian books, documents, photographs and films are sealed in Israel's archives and libraries.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

The Soviet Scar

A union of equals or Russian occupation? A personal journey exploring how decades of Soviet rule have shaped Georgia.

Al Jazeera World

Abraham Serfaty: Morocco's Mandela

Moroccan dissident Abraham Serfaty was jailed, tortured and exiled for his radical views over decades.

History

'We may never know how many Africans died during WWI'

In WWI, British Empire soldiers fought a four-year guerrilla campaign against a small German force in East Africa.

Untold history: The WWI battles that levelled East Africa

Reporter's Notebook

My cousin Robert E Lee

A personal story of owning and learning from a legacy associated with modern interpretations of racism in the US.