The Chronic – out on Black Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011!

The Chronic is distributed on the streets and in bookstores from Black Wednesday*, 19 October 2011:

• in Southern Africa through Chimurenga;
• in West Africa through Cassava Republic Press;
• in East Africa through Kwani;
• in the USA and Europe through Idea Books.

* 34 years ago, on Black Wednesday, 19 October 1977, the apartheid regime banned publications including The World and Weekend World newspapers and Pro Veritate (a Christian publication), alongside 19 black organisations (including 17 Black Consciousness organisations such as the Black People’s Convention, South African Students Organisation, South African Students’ Movement, National Association of Youth Organisations and all its affiliates, Black Community Programmes, Medupe Writers’ Association, Zimele Trust Fund, Black Women’s Federation, Union of Black Journalists and others;  the Association for the Educational and Cultural Advancement of the African People of South Africa and more) and detain scores of critics.

6 Responses to “The Chronic – out on Black Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011!”
  1. Plisson-Genaux 18 September 2011 at 9:55 am #

    Even in France, we are looking forward the next street’s posters and the “having been and yet to come”chronicle


  2. maria fidel regueros 10 October 2011 at 11:26 pm #

    amazing…speechless and incredibly excited to see the campaign….cant wait to lay my hands on the edition….

  3. Anil Nauriya 8 April 2012 at 8:04 am #

    Can you send me a copy of the issue with the Peter Abraham interview?


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