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Posts Tagged: West Africa

Wanted/Needed/Loved: Kathleen Hanna’s Girl Style, Then and Now

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I was entranced, wondering who made it and why.

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Smoke Screen

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I am an oracle who, while dispensing answers to all those who seek them, cannot predict my own future.

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Sleeping with Machetes

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At the New York Times, Isabel Wilkerson reviews Yaa Gyasi’s debut novel, Homegoing. In this new novel, Gyasi explores the consequences of slavery in 18th-century America and West Africa: Throughout, the focus is on the wounds inflicted on the colonized and the enslaved. The villages of West Africa come alive as Gyasi conjures a world of hand-swept […]

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