On Being African Travel
The Island Pt. 3: On Toxic Freedom 
June 10, 2017
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I went to the slave market for a day... 150 years ago, it would have been me shackled. Brought from the mainland. Walking, hands and feet bound, feet scalding, men who look like me with whips in their hands screaming at me to move. These tombs would have captured me, not as a tourist site but as a prison.
On Being African Stories Travel
The Island Pt. 2: On Privilege and Wokeness
June 7, 2017
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Are you a feminist?" I couldn't help but ask this fourteen year old child before she responded without taking a breathe, "definitely".  All I can think about now is how when I was fourteen I was probably only thinking about the struggles in my life. 
Stories Travel
The Island Pt. 1 – On Whiteness and Rightness
May 16, 2017
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Today's story starts at the coffee shop. The coffee shop receives all kinds of people. Especially expats, expats love to find hidden cafés in exotic places and make it their spot. So sometimes I sit and listen, other times I pulled into the conversation. 
On Faith
My Melanin coloured, Kinky haired, Activist, Feminist Jesus
April 30, 2017
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Jesus' Gospel was justice, his mission, freedom, his listeners, the outcasts and rejected. The ones the church today calls heathen/sinners. Jesus did not condone oppression of any kind. He criticized the oppressors, even if they were the highest authority in the church. 
On Being African On Being Woman Poetry
Black Girl Voodoo: why she is my muse
April 7, 2017
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They are afraid of the constellations hidden beneath your night shaded skin
On Being Woman Relationships
My Problem with Virginity; You don’t become empty
March 19, 2017
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God did not put your value in your vagina. God sees your value in your soul. " 
On Being Woman Relationships
Affirmations for the sexually assaulted female; light your flame
March 7, 2017
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You are an empty matchstick, he was a dying spark trying to steal your unlit flame. Let his fire die, and you burn like the sun
Reviews Stories
Conversation with author Elnathan John: Complexities of a story
February 20, 2017
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It is the duty of every writer to write the Complexities that humanize characters...as such when you are telling stories about people you cannot erase one whole aspect of their lives" - their Spirituality, their sexuality, their social and mental interactions are all integrated, all a part of being human. No one is absolutely good and no one is absolutely evil. 
On Being African Relationships
Roses are Red; A country that doesn’t know how to love
February 16, 2017
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This valentines to me smells like hypocrisy. It is a reminder of a selfish love. A love that walks past the sick, head held high to avoid the stink of necessity, as it is covered from head to toe with the perfume of privilege.
On Being African
Education as Liberation; Is African History Important?
November 22, 2016
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This semester I have had the opportunity to fall in love with great men of my heritage who spoke truth years before I could spell out the word truth. Men who I had never studied because they had never been taught to me. After studying them I couldn’t help but wonder why? The funny thing […]
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