We talked about the new Kanye album, the passing of John Witherspoon, riding the subway while black and more!
In November 2016 – shortly after Donald Trump was elected nearly three years ago – I wrote the following article for The New Statesman about his use of racism as a political strategy in order to appeal to the grievances of white Americans who feel that their sense of identity is under threat. As I […]
[Originally published in The Atlantic] The artist’s portraits of neighbors, icons, and strangers show a keen and democratic attention to detail. A detail from “Mercedes Arroyo,” 1952DAVID ZWIRNER GALLERY When, in 1938, Alice Neel decided to relocate from Greenwich Village to Spanish Harlem with José Negrón, a musician and her then-boyfriend, she was making a […]
Nigeria needs more than new leaders to change By Lola Adesioye, Special to CNN October 1, 2010 2:20 p.m. EDT STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nigeria celebrates 50 years of independence on the 1st of October According to Adesioye, Nigeria’s wealth is represented by its people Nigeria’s transformation depends on mindset shift from the people and not just change […]