November 30, 2019
Into the late afternoon hours, the blistering light gave way to soft, horizontal rays that crisscrossed over Lebanon’s Beqaa valley. The...
Opinion
May 11, 2019
Lama helo wadaadow, waxaan cidi ku hawsheene! (Ohi my people! nothing good is got for free) – A poem by Cabdillaahi Suldaan Timacadde, 1960...
videos
November 27, 2018
The Polis Project's Suchitra Vijayan speaks to Zillah Eisenstein, a prominent and prolific feminist scholar and activist. She is the author...
blog
January 12, 2018
A dispatch from a middle class neighbourhood in Tehran In the evenings, children play in Khoshi (Happy), an alleyway in western Tehran...
Art
March 15, 2017
Selma Selman’s art addresses issues of “prejudice, survival, self-emancipation, and collective freedom.” This young Bosnian artist of Roma...
Art
May 31, 2016
A critic recently suggested to Hollie Davis that if she continues to just make art “about black people,” she will “end up in the February...
videos
February 9, 2016
Happy Birthday, Alice Walker!
Opinion
December 16, 2015
Gandhi famously quipped that when a woman can walk without fear on a midnight street, India would have truly achieved independence. In the...
blog
December 6, 2015
“Groped in a train between Bandra and Dadar. First class compartment.” - Mumbai “I was going to Shahdara metro station. On the way a man...