Mohamed Keita is a Harlem-based freelance writer. A native of Mali, he has written about journalism, politics, and arts and culture in Africa. His articles have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Al Jazeera America, Africa Review, and Africa Is A Country. He has appeared on NPR, the BBC, Al-Jazeera, Arise America, Deutsche Welle, Press TV and Radio France Internationale. He has also given presentations at the World Bank, U.S. State Department, and universities, including Yale, UPenn and Columbia.