The Washington Institute’s Soref fellowship is for those with an advanced degree who are considering whether to pursue a career in government or journalism. The fellowship is a one-year research position, designed primarily for those who have recently earned a … Continued
It’s very hot outside, the sun is burning, and the light is violent at noon. I walk alongside my sister on an earthy red path through sugar cane fields, on our way home from school. We are thirsty; the sugar cane is refreshing and delicious. This is Africa. This is Bouaké in the early 1960s when it still is in the middle of nowhere, a big village in the bush.