Tag: Politics

Policing black women’s hair

The thickness and texture of my black hair was under constant scrutiny when I was a child. My aunt used to call me bossi…

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‘Til death do us part

The Bongo family has ruled the central African country of Gabon uninterrupted for 49 years. This past August, President …

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This film is about revolution

In the five years since the start of the so-called “Arab Spring,” as poverty, repression, and extremism have continued t…

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Egypt’s Modern Pharaohs

Except for a brief one-year interlude from June 2012 to July 2013—when Mohamed Morsi was President—modern Egypt has been…

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