A Contemporary Take on Nigerian Family Portraits From the 70s
Photographer Noma Osula's latest work re-enacts portraits found in his Nigerian parents' photo albums. Writer Zoé Samudzi reflects on what the series says about the politics of African self-representation.
I Used to Love British Period Dramas. Now I See Them as Colonial Propaganda
As a South Asian kid, I devoured colonial-era literature and dramas. But they featured white protagonists forming quaint relationships with grateful brown characters who look like me.
I Was the Only Black Woman to Testify Against an Abortion Ban. They Cut My Mic.
Cherisse Scott says she was told she had 10 minutes to speak, but lawmakers stopped her when she mentioned white supremacy.
Watching 'The Lion King,' All I Can Think About Is Extinction and Death
The "circle of life" glosses over environmental destruction and colonialism as viewers ogle the savannah from the comfort of an air-conditioned mall.