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Amy Sall reflects on her Senegalese heritage and how its physical reminders shepherd her sense of home—wherever she may be.

Decorating the sun-dappled New York City apartment of editor Amy Sall is a collection of books on African history and a poster of the film Moolaadé by Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembène. “I give myself the right to explore anything I find interesting, ” Amy says. Among her social media feeds is archival and documentary imagery from Africa and the diaspora from the colonial period to the present: Grainy black-and-white footage of a 1961 meeting of the Nation of Islam appears

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