Meet Kenyan creative Polly Irungu, the first official photo editor for Office of VP Kamala Harris
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Arts, Culture and Sport Meet Kenyan creative Polly Irungu, the first official photo editor for Office of VP Kamala Harris

The White House visual storytellers help shape public perceptions and craft the impressions that become fixed in the collective imagination. Visual archives are, therefore, a crucial tool in defining an administration and its leaders. Kenyan self-taught photographer Polly Irungu is now a part of how Kamala Harris’ narrative unfolds.

Africa’s first black Test cricket umpire: ‘I was afraid of letting down a whole race’
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Africans rising Africa’s first black Test cricket umpire: ‘I was afraid of letting down a whole race’

The changing landscape of world cricket has seen the participation of people of colour rise sharply at the highest level on the playing field, in coaching, the boardroom and among fans. Umpiring at the pinnacle of cricket has however lagged behind in the inclusion of marginalised groups. One man is leading that revolution.