Colonial Continuities Photo (detail): © Leif Hinrichsen Refugee organizations No choice, but a voice Refugees in Germany have founded numerous organizations through which they struggle to achieve recognition of their rights. Their activities are invariably based on the call for more independence through networking. Photo (detail): © Fotolia Islam and Migration in textbooks “Diversity as part of everyday life” Diversity expert Viola B. Georgi of the University of Hildesheim explains why German textbooks still treat the subjects of Islam and immigration in an outmoded manner. Photo (detail): © Nelson Kohn The African Cultural Heritage in Brazil Neglected by the Education System Young Black people and people of African origin are still subjected to police violence. The country’s education system continues to pursue ethnocentric patterns. Photo (detail): © Tania Castellví Interview with Joshua Kwesi Aikins “Renarrating the History of Racism and Colonialism in Germany” Colonialism is still present in German cities: Until the Nazi period streets were given names with a colonial background. Photo (detail): © Olli Pitkänen Crossed Lines The Fluidity of Postcolonial Nairobi Nairobi represents both continuities with and breaks from colonialism. It is important to bear this point in mind given that Nairobi is a complex density, in spatial terms. Painting/Photo (detail): Sam Fentress, 2005 – CC BY-SA 2.0. Colonial Greed Ten things the North has always craved for from the South The industrialized world has for centuries depended on exploiting the countries in the global south. The list of products from the south which have enriched the first world is long. A short history of colonial greed.