Academic Work

Crossing the Bridge: African-Americans and the Necessity of a 21st Century Human Rights Movement
5 Hum. Rts. & Globalization L. Rev. 56 (2013-2014)

Closing The Gap: Towards a Rights-Based Approach to Refugee Law
Northwestern Interdisciplinary Law Review

Neo-Colonialism, Same Old Racism: A Critical Analysis of the United States’ Shift Toward Colorblindness as a Tool for the Protection of the American Colonial Empire and White Supremacy
Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy


Can Fatou Bensouda Legitimize the International Criminal Court?
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May 2012

No Joke: On African Democracy (A Response)
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July 2012

Unnecessary Roughness: On Self-Appointed Africa Experts and Unrighteous Indignation
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August 2012

Art, Media and Combating Violence Against Women in Senegal (and Everywhere)

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March 2013

Hating the Harlem Shake: On the Globalization of Powerlessness

For Harriet

April 2013

Choosing Diaspora:  Reflections from the Margins

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May 2013

Who Will March for Marissa Alexander?

For Harriet

July 2013

Whistling Women: Gender, Space, and Power Paradigms in Africa

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(reprinted in Africa at LSE)

January 2014

In Defense of Hashtags and #BringBackOurGirls

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(reprinted in The Guardian)

May 2014

Don’t Teach Me Nonsense: On Bill Cosby, Fela, and Other Wrongly Exalted Misogynists

For Harriet

December 2014

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