December 5, 2014
As Ferguson burned with a raw rage against racial inequality and institutionalized violence this summer, legendary black American writer...
Reviews
June 17, 2014
Concerning Violence , a documentary by Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson, opened to a packed theatre at the Sydney Film Festival last...
blog
June 13, 2014
Almost two weeks ago, I saw the image of two young girls suspended from the mango tree. It was a macabre image full of agony. Men, women...
Reviews
May 28, 2014
“So, we, too, are statues, but we never stop crushing one another in the name of the one who made us. We are statues whose permanent...
Literature
April 29, 2014
Foreword In Far From My Father , a woman must come to terms with what she knows – and didn’t know – about her father after his death forces...
blog
April 27, 2014
On Thursday, April 17, armed youths broke through the gates of the UN Mission in South Sudan and opened fire, killing forty-eight people...
column
March 30, 2014
Just weeks after the US invaded Iraq in March of 2003, narratives about the conflict began to flood into publishing houses. Although there...
blog
March 29, 2014
When it comes to justifying deep seeded assumptions, the human species will do just about anything to continue practices that are otherwise...
blog
March 18, 2014
The past year and a half has been a volatile one for India, starting with a violent gang rape case in December 2012 that rocked the nation...