After Kenya’s deadliest terror attack, it was hard for families to recognize their murdered loved ones.
Being an object of compassion is not the same thing as being the subject of a story. Let’s tell Africa’s stories differently.
How do we make readers ethically comfortable with our storytelling choices and morally uncomfortable with what the story depicts?
NAIROBI — You’ll forgive the global women’s rights movement while it catches its breath. “I’m shellshocked. I have no words. I don’t even know…Read More
First, the bad news. “Mr. Trump does not have a track record on health and reproductive rights so there’s not a lot we know…Read More
For so long, everywhere I’ve been, everywhere I’ve worked, people admired American ideals. They believed in them, and in us — which we didn’t deserve even before, given all the horror we’ve let loose on the world — and they thought our ideals were something they could have a piece of, too.Read More
I’ve gotten several notices in the last several days about money for female filmmakers. Here’s what I’ve heard — add anything you know about…Read More
by Jina Moore, for Pacific Standard, Winter 2012 (no longer available online) Brenda Wandera’s iPhone buzzes in her lap. A text message has made its…Read More
Recently, I went to Galkayo, Somalia, with the inimitable Idil Abshir, also a Nairobi-based journalist, to meet two people who are trying to end…Read More