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Folklore photography

Folklore photography

A conversation with photographer and cultural activist Martha Cooper.

Writer without borders

Shooting Water author Devyani Saltzman discusses her new memoir, Indian politics, and her global sense of self.

No place like home

Devyani Saltzman searches for belonging in Shooting Water.

Girls just want to have fun

Muslim girls in Brooklyn let their hair down at their girls-only Islamic prom.

Fear and loathing in London

What it means to be brown-skinned and backpacked in London after the July 7 bombings.

Ayesha and me

An immigrant reporter set out to profile a “fresh off the boat” Muslim Pakistani and found herself uncomfortably serving as a lifejacket.

The making of an American

A Brooklyn pool hall reveals how to pose as a native son in 2005.