Portrait of an Improbable Politician

  • February 28, 2015
  • Allyn Gaestel

By Allyn Gaestel AG-1 / NIGERIA / FEBRUARY 2015   LAGOS – Comrade Agbodemu Ishola Musbau strode through Ebute-Metta, a bustling neighborhood of concrete block homes interspersed with fading colonial houses, their deep brown, mint green and mustard yellow stucco walls stained with watermarks and exhaust fumes. Weaving between bright yellow vans and golf carts—the


A West African protest novel

  • February 12, 2015
  • Robbie Corey-Boulet

ABIDJAN – Thiossane and Moctar meet in classic West African fashion. Trying to send a text message one day to an old friend from school, Thiossane, an educated but unemployed resident of Dakar, the capital of Senegal, enters the number incorrectly and instead reaches Moctar, an uneducated grave-digger who has recently lost his job. Moctar


“Yo no soy Charlie”: Spanish Muslims react to the Paris attacks

  • January 7, 2015
  • Malia Politzer

Malia Politzer January 2015 \MP-16   PARIS, France – Earlier this month, France experienced its worst terrorist attack in 50 years. It started the morning on the 7th of January, at approximately 11:30am, when two men wearing balaclavas and bulletproofed vests, and armed with Kalashnikovs, forced their way into the editorial meeting of the Paris-based


Woodward R. Wickham Newsletters

  • October 1, 1975
  • Woodward R. Wickham

Fellowship Years: 1971-1976 Fellowship Topic: Fellowship Area: North America The Menominees of Wisconsin The Papago Way The Saguaro Harvest Arizona Bearded But at Large in Mexico San Cristobal de las Casas The Lacandones of Lacanja Worlds Apart in Chenalho Making It in Chenalho Antonio Vasquez, Curandero of Chenalho, Chiapas Interview with Antonio Vasquez, Curandero Cristobal and Marta