Portrait of the late Binyavanga Wainaina in shiny purple suit with white shirt

Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, is seen at an event in Nairobi, Kenya, in this picture taken Sept. 4, 2014. 

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