My dilemma

It is the responsibility that comes with knowledge. The burden of awareness. Because you see, ignorance forgives man many things. Its just like the word says, “In the days of ignorance God winked, but now he calls all men to repentance”. Repentance in this context does not mean saying sorry, it means changing your mind, …

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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 …