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Boko Haram

I guess I should start by saying that I was raised to see things that most of my friends don’t because they don’t have to think about how the world perceives them based on their skin color. 291 more words

Boko Haram

Beyond the Gates

Some of these pieces are a lot harder to write than others. Sometimes it’s because I have a lot to say, maybe too much, and I’m struggling to organize and articulate it. 1,496 more words


The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Soldiers from B company 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Scotland at sunset as they take part in Exercise Askari Storm on the outskirts of Nanyuki, Kenya.



Recently, I had a chance to see the Laemmle Sneak Peak of Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness at the Royal Theater in West L.A. 105 more words


Conversations with a Genocidaire

By Sarah Reichenbach

The National Security Archive recently released Ambassador Prudence Bushnell’s never-before-seen personal notebooks from her critical work on the 1994 Rwandan genocide. After the genocide started, Bushnell was charged with pursuing a ceasefire through… 766 more words


The evolutionary psychology of Genocide

Our species is capable of abominable crimes, the very worst of which we call ‘Genocide’. Though the media has repeatedly confused ‘mass killings’ with ‘genocide’, in actuality there is an orthogonal difference between the two. 2,171 more words


We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families, by Philip Gourevitch

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families is an account of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, placed in historical context of what led up to it and what the aftermath of it was. 2,729 more words