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

Rudi Giuliani’s insensitive comment/”Black Lives Matter is racist!”

  This week, I heard Rudi Giuliani state that the Black Lives Matter movement is racist and emphasized his critique that all lives matter as his radical announcement that black folks are somehow irrelevant. Come on, the Mayor for the largest demographically diverse city? It looks like his panties are in a bit of a bunch! Get over … Continue reading Rudi Giuliani’s insensitive comment/”Black Lives Matter is racist!”

Don’t give up!

The last week of school...ahhhh. What can I say... I made it. I know, I can give you the infamous woe is me speech but I won't. Initially, I doubted my capability to handle the transition, primarily from an emotional perspective since I knew that my son wouldn’t be joining me this year. I tell … Continue reading Don’t give up!