Why I would move to Rwanda tomorrow…

When I moved to Uganda over a year ago, I automatically became more interested in learning about various African narratives from different countries. I learned early on that relying on major news resources isn’t the optimal way to receive information about the continent. One particular narrative that stood out for me was Rwanda's story, especially … Continue reading Why I would move to Rwanda tomorrow…

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Somebody’s watching…

I rarely ever post messages of this type on this blog. For inspiration, I usually post to my personal website blog. So...here goes. Never forget how far you've come, where you going and what you aspire to be. Just when you thought it was over...please know that... Somebody's watching you. They are inspired by your … Continue reading Somebody’s watching…

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!

Disadvantages to raising black children abroad

If you read my last post, I highlighted some of the benefits of raising African-American children overseas. In hindsight, I’ve also experienced situations that weren’t so pleasant. They were more like stark splashes of reality that kept my third eye open and aware. This post is about some of the disadvantages to raising African-American children … Continue reading Disadvantages to raising black children abroad

Interview exclusive: The power of the spoken word…

I recently interviewed Murray Shiraz, a spoken word enthusiast in Kampala. I met Murray through a Facebook connect before arriving here due to my interest in developing productive relationships with intellectually motivated individuals who have a direct and positive impact on the empowerment of the Kampala community. Through his culture awareness, youth appreciation and love … Continue reading Interview exclusive: The power of the spoken word…