Hisham Aidi


Hisham Aidi is a lecturer at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and Fellow at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Articles by this Author
Slavery, Genocide and the Politics of Outrage

Jihadis in the Hood

"Let Us Be Moors"

Seamos moros!” wrote the Cuban poet and nationalist José Martí in 1893, in support of the Berber uprising against Spanish rule in northern Morocco. “Let us be Moors...the revolt in the Rif...is not an...

The Grand (Hip-Hop) Chessboard

Juan Goytisolo

For the past 25 years, every evening around sunset, an elderly man could be seen gingerly crossing the Boulevard Pasteur, Tangier’s busy main thoroughfare. Shuffling toward the Grand Poste, he would walk slowly down the pavement to Caf...