Aida Alami is a Marrakesh-based freelance journalist who’s frequently on the road, reporting from North Africa, France, and the Caribbean. She regularly contributes to the New York Times, and her work has also been published by the NYR Daily, Middle East Eye, Al Jazeera English, and Foreign Policy. She earned her bachelor’s degree in media studies at Hunter College and her master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University. She mainly reports on human rights, politics, immigration, and racism. These days, Alami spends a lot of time in France, where she is directing a documentary feature on antiracism activists and police violence.