By TEJU COLE
A clear day in the early nineteen-eighties, for example. A man drives past the harbor of the city in which he lives. He sees docked boats,...
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be...”
A Pakistani girl who was displaced with her family from Pakistan’s tribal areas due to fighting between the Taliban and the army, walks back to her home carrying a sack of wood...
“You don’t need another human being to make your life complete, but let’s be honest. Having your wounds kissed by someone who doesn’t see them as disasters in your soul but cracks...”
A woman looks out the window of her raised-floor house at a shantytown in Manaus, Brazil, on November 27, 2013.
AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA