Somali sailors fought alongside Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar; and could have been present on the ship that carried the body of explorer David Livingstone home from Zanzibar in 1874.
It is an effortless weaving of the politics of the apartheid state, the Transkei, liberation movements, and chiefly politics into an interconnected narrative of shifting power relations
Okeowo grew up in Alabama and moved to Uganda and then Nigeria as a young adult to experience her family’s homeland
Class and social capital affect university students. The idea that higher education is a meritocracy is fiction
The candidate has to fend off people offering to secure prayers for her candidacy. With three degrees, two from Harvard, she finds herself kneeling, seeking the blessings of those with different powers