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May 23, 2017 / / Culture

“Make America Great Again.” The very words hoped to bring America together, as part of President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan, have instead resulted in an immense political, racial and gender divide. The theme of marginalization has been present in Make America Great Again by Awol Erizku. Erizku is known as the photographer behind Beyoncé’s maternity photos. One of which is the most-liked post on Instagram, with over 11 million likes. These pieces are showcasing a step away from his well-known photographic work and are on exhibition at the Ben Brown Fine Arts Gallery until June 2.  

May 16, 2017 / / Online Exclusives

At 7:00 P.M. on May 7 my eyes were fixed on my laptop screen as I rapidly refreshed the New York Times live coverage map of the French election. Only minutes later I felt a sense of giddiness, a sensation felt by tens of millions of anxious political junkies. The wave of populism that brought Trump and Brexit appeared to have collapsed or at least calmed. Later that night the centrist Emmanuel Macron assumed the title of France’s President-Elect.