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World and Nation





  • Noun Poetry by Katy-Cat
  • Photographs

  • Greg Kuhnen -- The Tech
    Mohammed Kalifa Camara and The Spirit of Africa rouse the crowd to their feet during their portion of the concert.

  • Greg Kuhnen -- The Tech
    A shower of sparks falls towards the Charles River, illuminating the boats and spectators below.

  • Greg Kuhnen -- The Tech
    Guitarist Fellyko Mbuji-Mayi leads his band Sankai in a pop African song that combines sounds from Zaire with sounds from America. The group was one of three to play at the Project Mali Benefit Concert on June 26.

  • Garry Maskaly
    Quick, to the Batmobile! -- A spotlight on the Harvard Bridge pierces the darkness just after the fireworks Saturday night.

  • Greg Kuhnen -- The Tech
    Babatunde Olatunjui and the Drums of Passion Band rounded off a night of African dance music held in La Sala de Puerto Rico on June 26. The event raised ufnds for a medical clinic in Mali, Afrida.

  • Garry Maskaly
    A battery of rockets flares over the Charles River in Boston's Fourth of July celebration. Over 500,000 people crowded both sides of the river to watch the pyrotechnics.