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Ryan Lenora Brown

Fellows 2016
Sierra Leone
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Ryan Lenora Brown is a freelance print reporter based in Johannesburg, covering southern Africa for The Christian Science Monitor and other publications. Her work focuses on migration, urbanization, and culture across the continent, with a particular passion for writing about African cities and the lives of the people who inhabit them. In addition to the Monitor, her reporting from sub-Saharan Africa has appeared in The New York Times magazine, ForeignPolicy.com, TheAtlantic.com, Politico,The Daily Beast and Al Jazeera America. She is a fellow with the International Women's Media Foundation, a 2011/12 Fulbright fellow, and the author if A Native of Nowhere: The Life of Nat Nakasa, a biography of an apartheid-era South African protest writer.


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