The opinions of people

Be delivered from the opinions of people. That’s what my pastor always says. Be delivered from the opinions of people! Cuz that stuff will have you living your most miserable life. See, the things with the opinions of people is that that’s all they are. They are what people think of you, irrespective of whether …

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Cling to the Hope

I cling to the hope that Africans will love themselves. Love each other. Whenever I have a conversation with someone pertaining to answering the question as to why Africa is the way it is, among other things, the most potent reason we come up with is, what i call, the 'Man for himself' policy. This …

Hail the Negritude

This is probably the first time many people have heard this word: Negritude. Negritude: "the affirmation or consciousness of the value of black or African culture, heritage, and identity" I believe the concept of a conscious and awakened mind is one we should all strive for. However, even more strive worthy , is the concept …

Black beauty

Black beauty…black beauty…this phrase has been a preponderance of mine for some weeks now. I don’t know how, I don’t know from where, but I started to think about the implications of such a phrase and the origins thereof. I mean at first hearing it seems like a compliment right? I mean they’re calling you …

Time after time

Time and time again you have to remind yourself that you're not lonely.... That you're loved.... That you matter! Because sometimes you'll be pushed to the extent of questioning the very existence of such ideologies in your life. And that's when you need to be told the most,"I love you"