Tag Archives: x

The régulo’s daughter

Ana Laura Frederico da Almeida Cumba, also known as Chinoca, lives in what was once her father’s house. In the 1960s, when she was a little girl, it may have been the biggest house in the neighborhood, and it was … Continue reading

Posted in Maputo, Mozambique | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“X is like imperialism”

The military junta that ruled Greece beginning in 1967 banned the Beatles, miniskirts, and the letter Z. (At least according to this movie.) Z was shorthand for the word zei—“he lives”— a pithy slogan of resistance that recalled the memory … Continue reading

Posted in Mozambique | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments