Reportage

Attila Mong

Michael J. Jordan

Mabel Sieh
Michael J. Jordan

Tucked in the middle of South Africa, the small country of Lesotho has made great strides in recent years by strengthening its democracy and moving toward stability. Yet, it could all be for naught if the country continues to refuse to address the real crisis in the region: HIV.

Michael J. Jordan

Twenty years after the fall of Apartheid in South Africa, racism isn't the country's biggest problem. Nowhere is this more evident than in the town of Ventersdorp, where the ultra-right separatist Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB) was founded. In this once-hotbed of racist fervor, along comes Samuel Phutiagae, the first black man to be admitted membership to the Ventersdorp Golf Club. He's playing golf ... and changing minds.  

Michael J. Jordan

MASERU, Lesotho – Living overseas, I sometimes fall out of touch with the latest “buzz” within American culture. Like which Hollywood sleepers are garnering acclaim from the critics.

So it was that I was flying Frankfurt-to-New York in late December, on my way to spend the holidays with my family, when I found myself with hours to kill and a seemingly lame slate of movies.