Category Photographs

“Was it something I said?”

Is the microphone mightier than the sword? Having a little fun with some kids in a sugar cane field near Lukapa, Liberia, Nimba County, November 2010. (Photo: Ed Robbins) Advertisements

Samuel F. Yette (1930-2011)

A great photo of one of my late mentors, Samuel F. Yette. He broke me down and built me up with a firm but fair hand. I stood on the shoulders of many giants. Prof. Yette is one of those giants. We are all better for having known him and the world is a better […]

Coconut Plantation, Monrovia, Liberia, November 23, 2010

Looking westward into the setting sun, gazing across the Atlantic and the “Trail of Tears.”

Monrovia Sunset, November 2010

Sun setting over the Atlantic Ocean near the Coconut Plantation, Monrovia, Liberia, November 2010.

On the job…

During interview with Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, November 19, 2010, Monrovia, Liberia.

International Reporting Project, Liberia Gatekeepers, November 6-19, 2010

The Gatekeepers: (left to right) Julia Thornton, Vanessa Parra, Steve Scher, John Diaz, Boakai Fofana, Sunni Khalid (kneeling), Robert Little, Jordana Hochman and Juhie Bhatia.

With Mandingo chiefs, Ganta, Liberia, November 2010

With two Mandingo chiefs after briefing on land tenure issues in northern Liberia.

Lukapa, Nimba County, November 2010

With female Chief Nombley outside her homestead in Lukapa.

Dr. Ron Walters (1938-2010)

Professor, mentor and father, “Doc” was a tremendous influence on my life and countless others through his scholarship, activism and leadership. Here’s the New York Times obituary: Ronald W. Walters, who organized one of the nation’s first lunch-counter sit-ins to protest segregation as a young man and went on to become a leading scholar of […]

Dr. Robert Cummings (1945-2007)

Dr. Robert Cummings, former chairman of the Howard University School of African Studies, and another late mentor.