Writings

Cashgate: How a scandal started with a poor housemaid and ended up taking down the most powerful woman in Africa (Latterly)

The Ghosts of My Lai (Smithsonian)

Mr. Rigolizzo and the Amazing Miracle Weed (Atlanta Magazine)

Rohman’s Inn—The last relic of a buried-and-gone amusement park (Atlas Obscura)

The Imagination Machine (GSU Magazine)

After He Escaped Prison, Emmett Bass Spent 27 Years On the Run (Atlanta Magazine)

A Man of Faith (GSU Magazine)

The Rise and Fall of the 1-900 Number (Priceonomics)

Ninja Sex Party Wants to Make You Smile (MEL)

The High Price of Development (cover story, Creative Loafing)

Fast, Precise, and Deadly (The Intercept) *GPB Interview

The Hateful Life And Spiteful Death Of The Man Who Was Vigo The Carpathian (Deadspin) *Watch the short documentary based on the story

Shooter, Passer, Dictator, Spy: The Lost, True Story Of The CIA’s Greatest Basketball Coach (BuzzFeed) *NPR Interview

The Killers of Swaziland (The Big Roundtable) *Longform’s Top 10 Stories of 2015

Meet Me in ZT.9Z3 (The New Yorker)

The Cost of Pure Water (Mosaic)

If People Could Immigrate Anywhere, Would Poverty Be Eliminated? (The Atlantic)

Emory students tackle unsolved, unpunished killings from the Civil Rights Movement (Atlanta Magazine)

Why ‘Brain Drain’ Can Actually Benefit African Countries (The Atlantic)

The Kindest Cut (The Atlantic)

Head of IT for Ghanaian Government Reached Out to Hacking Team (Medium)

When the CIA Tried to Recruit the Wrong Black Psychologist (Medium)

Swaziland’s Silent HIV Epidemic (Foreign Policy)

Watching the World Cup in Swaziland (The Atlantic)

Marked for Life: Jews and Tattoos (pdf) (Moment)