NYTs: When the Camera Was a Weapon of Imperialism. (And When It Still Is.)

By Teju Cole Feb. 6, 2019 I first saw the photograph some years ago, online. Later, I tracked it down to its original source: “In Afric’s Forest and Jungle: Or Six Years Among the Yorubans,” a memoir published in 1899 by the Rev. R.H. Stone. It shows a crowd in what is now Nigeria, but… Read More NYTs: When the Camera Was a Weapon of Imperialism. (And When It Still Is.)