The British-Somali poet Warsan Shire’s audacious yet uneven volume of poetry captures the quiet loneliness of African immigrant lives in the West.
The novelist Nadifa Mohamed complicates Britain’s troubled, racist legal history through the personal tale of one otherwise insignificant person, a Somali immigrant to Cardiff in Wales.
Somalis have enough to worry about. The last thing they need is more war, especially one sponsored by the United States’ War on Terror.
Somali refugees in Kenya are held hostage by political disagreements between their governments. Under international law, Kenya has a duty to protect them.
African states are involved in the War on Terror more than we think. They're surrounded by an eco-system of the war industry.
Exploring the different neighborhoods within Mogadishu raises the question: who is this city really for?
Borders and camps across Africa are using biometrics to track refugees. For those who are stateless, “fraud” can allow for the smuggling of truths into administrative lies.
Why the World Food Program doesn't deserve the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.
Somali-Canadian writers lay bare the harsh realities of being Black, migrant and Muslim in multicultural and ostensibly tolerant Toronto.
Reflecting on the 60th anniversary of Somalia’s Independence with Fouzia Warsame, one of the country's most prominent academics.
The labor and political organizing of Somali immigrants in the US Midwest should inspire more Americans to join the broader movement for worker rights and racial equality.
The United States’ military operations in Somalia are not well known because they'e carried out secretly or via proxies. COVID-19 hasn't slowed them down.
A new thriller by Andrew Welsh-Huggins follows a detective investigating the disappearance of a Somali-American teenager in Ohio.
The writer, a "Global" Somali traveler, reflects on borders, airports, and belonging.
The Somali artist and DJ, Hibotep, is one of the many pushing electronic hybrid sounds from East Africa through the epicenter of the movement, Kampala.
The novel The Youth of God offers fresh perspectives on Somali assimilation and struggle in Canada's largest city.
Every time you project terror onto Somalis, remember to ask how we live in Mogadishu.
In Somalia young people are the majority, yet have to act and perform “age"—appear older—to succeed or get anywhere in life.
What use are academic categories when they reinforce conservative concepts scholars seek to challenge?
Since the beginning of 2017, the frequency and lethalness of al-Shabaab’s attacks inside Somalia have reached