Nigeria's 'Lionheart' Was Disqualified from the Oscars for Being Mostly in English
English is Nigeria's official language, but according to the Academy's rules, movies in the Best International Feature Film category must be mostly non-English.
We Need to Talk About a Planned Retreat from Climate Disaster Zones Now
Communities globally are already engaged in the thorny process of relocating because of climate change. Experts say we need to talk about a managed retreat now, so that it doesn't become a nightmare.
Robert Christgau on a Senegalese Icon's Undiminished Greatness
The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews two albums from Youssou N'Dour and one each from Tal National, Les Filles de Illighadad, Songhoy Blues, and Amadou & Mariam.