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

Holiday blues- How I cope: My life in Uganda

And...here we go again-Another Thanksgiving away from family, friends and good home-cooked food. Wait a minute, come to think of it, this is my first time away from my son...on a holiday. It's not just the fact of missing him but knowing that he is not around during times like this. Why does it matter? … Continue reading Holiday blues- How I cope: My life in Uganda

Grateful…

Today, several will celebrate a holiday coined by most Americans as a day of giving thanks. Of course, you can’t forget the copious amounts of food that is often associated, too. Since the United Arab Emirates doesn’t celebrate such occasion, the day often approaches with lack of excitement simply because I’m not surrounded by my comfort … Continue reading Grateful…