Dear America, the waters are quite muddy and the flood continues its rise with slow creep.

One of the many privileges I’ve experienced in my life has been the opportunity to live abroad and see the richness of humanity that exists beyond our borders. I’ve worked over a decade in the international development and complex emergency management space.

This exposure provides me a unique perspective on the events unfolding today on the lands my ancestors settled a couple generations ago. We are a complicated nation with a past steeped in some hard truths and bitter roots. Today we are experiencing a political climate that encourages the worst of those histories. …

Zainabou Azalea

Vagabond wander-lust. Data nerd - Mapping hacktivist. Mothering an Organism - Occupying this magnificent rock hurtling through space.

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