In Public

In Nigeria, Burning is Starting to Feel Like Normal

Fortunately, the recession did not affect the prices of alcohol in the way that the price of shaving cream and school fees had nearly tripled.

War of the Worlds à la Française: On Protest Culture in France

France is famous for its commitment to authority and order, but every so often the top blows off the mountain and you’re left with a volcanic cauldron of revolution.

After Christchurch, My Grief Came Late

I chose to treat myself with ease—to not resist my natural response, but to sit with it, allow it to manifest, and reflect on why so many of us felt this way and what it could teach me.

May 01, 2019
Finding Something Like Certainty in the Crowds of Kampala

“I console myself regularly with the fact that the problem is not unique to me, that young people everywhere are trying to figure it out.”

Oct 31, 2018
Body Wash: Instructions on Surviving Homelessness

“If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water so hot it sheds all the layers of who you once were and reveals someone new.”

Oct 06, 2017