Why you should support black creatives

It's probably starkly evident that I was asked to share my story as an African-American woman living in Uganda on one of the most influential blogs dedicated to such endeavors, hence the blog title. First off, I'm extremely humbled to be featured. You never know how your story will influence and inspire the rest. One … Continue reading Why you should support black creatives

Why I feel more “balanced” after visiting Lake Kivu

So sorry for the delay in this post but the last two weeks have been filled with the fury of  report writing! Woo Hoo! How exciting! Anyways! The final leg of my very short trip involved a very scenic drive to Lake Kivu which is about 4 hours north-west of Kigali. I always appreciate road … Continue reading Why I feel more “balanced” after visiting Lake Kivu

Do you feel “stuck”in your International Community?

    Like most international communities, people are very transient. One day you see them and the next  their gone. No, not dead necessarily but perhaps off to the next international destination or maybe back home.  Well, with the transient mood in most places comes complacency and the blindness of the reality of the community … Continue reading Do you feel “stuck”in your International Community?