Donald Trump, White Victimhood and the South African Far-Right
A foolish belief in “white genocide” connects Trump supporters, the American alt-right and South African Afrikaner nationalists.
He Tasted Like Cheetos: How a Christian Kid Discovered Gayness and Himself
The story of a boy coming to terms with being gay through a sexual relationship with a childhood friend.
Dear Omarosa, Be Honest, Are You Really Nigerian?
An open letter to Omarosa on behalf of Nigerians everywhere.
Inside Trump’s Secret Whatsapp Group with African Dictators
We’ve been leaked text of Trump’s conversations with some of Africa’s longest serving leaders.
This Week in White American Crime
A non-exhaustive list of the exhaustive crimes committed by white male U.S. citizens.
Meet Raoul Peck, Director of the Powerful New James Baldwin Documentary ‘I Am Not Your Negro’
The filmmaker behind ‘Not Your Negro’ discusses James Baldwin and the creative process behind his unconventional new documentary.
I ♥ AFCON 2017: Where and When to Watch the African Cup of Nations in NYC
In cities like New York, the African Cup of Nations has become a must watch tournament for football fans of all backgrounds.
In the Movement for Black Lives, Do African Lives Matter?
A deep-dive into how Americans with recent roots in Africa grapple with their place in the Black Lives Matter movement and with American blackness in general.
First Somali-American Legislator Subject to Islamophobic Harassment After White House Visit
The first Somali-American elected to state office describes a frightening instance of islamophobia after a meeting at the White House.
Tips for American Journalists from African Journalists
African journalists give their American colleagues tips on how to operate under vindictive regimes.
Unsafe Space: On Being Somali Online in the Age of Donald Trump
For many Somalis, being online has been a bit like living in a fool’s paradise.
8 Steps Marginalized Citizens Can Take to Defend Themselves in the Trump Era
8 practical steps that marginalized people can take to to survive in Trump’s America.
The Privilege of Being Non-Muslim (or White) After A Mass-Attack
In this dispatch from Columbus, writer Paul Meara sorts through the immediate backlash against Somalis in the aftermath of Monday’s Ohio State stabbings.