Aaron Ross
Aaron Ross

Aaron Ross writes about Africa and the Middle East. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Economist, GlobalPost, and Mother Jones.

Roads & Kingdoms
Feb. 14 2014 11:37 AMA Cursed LandDroughts. Bandits. Locusts. Inside the boom and bust of a Madagascar frontier town.
  Life
The History of American Slavery
Sept. 3 2015 11:17 AM Why They Fled Underground Railroad operator Sydney Howard Gay’s meticulous guestbook reveals how and why enslaved men and women risked everything to escape north.
  Slate Plus
The History of American Slavery
Sept. 3 2015 10:59 AM To Do No Harm? History of American Slavery, Episode 7: What modern medicine gained from slavery, and how slaveholders sought to legitimize their ideology through science.