gandhi

There is nothing more important that I can imagine doing than growing as old as I get to be with the people I love around me.
Students argue that Gandhi made comments that were racist about Africans and that statues on the Accra campus should be of African heroes.
Martin Luther King, Jr. said that "the arc of history is long, but it bends toward justice." But he didn't say who is responsible for bending it and how to make it bend.
Evan Mawarire's viral video inspired the largest protests against the 92-year-old autocrat in a decade.
The setting: beautiful Stowe, Vermont; where rivers and maple syrup flow. Stowe is home to the famous Von Trapp singers and home of Anita, my mother.
I know it like the back of my hand, my Turkish airport, the Istanbul airport. When I pass through a place often enough, when I do so bleary eyed and happy to be there, it becomes my place in the world, as in a dream. I sleep on its floors, in crevices that I find, in between flights to Gaziantep to visit my beleaguered Syrian friends who have I have worked with and loved for so many years.