Publishing began in 2001 to provide writers whose work would not easily find a
Its name, a Zulu word for power, underlines its commitment to works that
make a difference with a difference.
Venceremos is the Spanish equivalent.
We shall overcome.
“The writer, consciously or unconsciously, willingly or
unwillingly,” Walter Benjamin writes, “works in the service of a class and
receives his mandate from that class.”
Amandla was a refrain in the 1985 Sun City album of Artists
United Against Apartheid, an album in protest of the refusal of the Sun City
concert site to let black musicians perform.
Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Ruben Blades, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Bonnie
Raitt, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Jimmy Cliff, Bruce Springsteen, Pat Benatar, Run
DMC, Big Youth and others took part.