Jori Lewis

Jori Lewis is a freelance writer and a radio journalist. She reports on the environment, agriculture and global development. She is based in Dakar, Senegal, where she is writing a book about the early history of peanuts in West Africa.

Written by Jori Lewis

Senegal, 2007. Photo by Bruno Barbey/Magnum

Slaves of history

If you descend from slaves in Senegal, your shame is an open secret and your life limited by stigma and disrespect

Jori Lewis