Joel Eel's Eclectic Techno Debut Explores Growing Up Korean-Canadian
How cultural guilt and family expectations informed the Toronto producer's new album 'Very Good Person.'
Christian Scott Continues to Stretch Jazz's Sound with 'Diaspora'
Scott discusses his upcoming release, the second installment in his Centennial Trilogy, and shares a new trap-leaning track, "The Walk."
What Riz Ahmed Means for Those of Us Who’ve Always Felt Like Outsiders
His music, as both Riz MC and part of Swet Shop Boys, turns the "third-culture kid" life into something more real than a dry academic term.
Cameroon’s Internet Has Been Cut For Four Weeks With No End in Sight
Social apps like WhatsApp and Facebook are lifelines between members of the African diaspora.
The Crazy, Failed Idea of Creating a Jewish State in Russia
Birobidzhan was a small region near the Chinese border in Russian that was established as the world's first autonomous Jewish region in the early 1930s. It didn't last long. Author Masha Gessen discusses the strange history of the would-be territory.
How Freedom Shaped Ukrainian Art, At Home and Abroad
The exhibition 'Reality Check' celebrates 25 years of Ukrainian independence and the effects of freedom.
B. David Zarley
A New Documentary About African Refugees Was Filmed by a Refugee as He Fled to Europe
By giving an African refugee a camera, two filmmakers hoped to gain insight into the life of migrants from the perspective of migrants themselves. The result is the remarkable "Those Who Jump."
The Philippines' Imported National Soccer Team
The Azkals have a shot at qualifying for their first ever Asia Cup. If they do, they would have the diaspora to thank.
Mindy Kaling's Project to Upend the Rom-Com
The new season of 'The Mindy Project' embodies, like its star and creator, a new kind of rom-com where a self-described 'chubby' Indian-American woman can be a successful doctor, get guys, and become a single mom—just like any other woman on TV.
Diaspora Drama and Duas: Visual Artist Isaac Kariuki on Identity
Kenyan-born, London-based visual artist, Isaac Kariuki discusses his artistic aesthetic, ethnic and religious identity, and tackling hypermasculinity.
The Photo Issue 2015
After the Killing Fields: America's Cambodian Diaspora
Magnum photographer Pete Pin documents Cambodian refugees who've settled in America, primarily in communities struggling with poverty and inner-city violence.
Lebanon's Armenians Remember Their Heritage with Dried Beef and Dumplings
There are around 100,000 Armenians currently living in Lebanon, almost all of whom are descendants of those who fled the 1915 genocide in what is now Turkey. In Beirut, they keep their heritage alive through their food.