in alabama

The writer Teju Cole travelled to the state of Alabama in the United States of America. It is a state with turmoil and a long history of racial inequality. In 1965 in Selma people crossed a bridge on their way to their destination, but they met the police and state troopers. Violence erupted and the … Continue reading in alabama

schrijven en activisme zijn voor mij hetzelfde

Last week she received a prize awarded by development organization Oxfam/Novib and PEN. Her name is Razan al-Maghrabi and she is a writer from the North African country Libya. She is of the opinion that writing and activism are the same to her. She is struggling for women’s rights and freedom of speech. Two rights … Continue reading schrijven en activisme zijn voor mij hetzelfde