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The Lost Girls

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Diaspora Diaries: How do we justify burning a child alive?

The disparity between the rich and the poor in Kenya is unconscionable. Important occasions will reveal that. Weddings, funerals, circumcisions- celebrations where the venue, food and class of attendees are all indicative of economic status. Like everywhere in the world, people irrespective of their financial standing, are burdened by a right to fantasy, but sadly…

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A Tribute to Ali

“He is giving up on fame… He is giving up on millions of dollars in order to stand up for what his conscience tells him is right… There is a very dangerous development in the nation now to equate dissent with disloyalty.” – Death of a King by Tavis Smiley. I didn’t grow up in…

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The Dying Girl: Spoken Word

Mercy: The calloused being that moves slow in the shadow What more can you ask of her hollow heart Could you force upon her another tomorrow When already she wants of life no part To see seas and mountains in breaths they grow And yet no anointing has proved That she is worth more than…

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Madiba: The First Year Without you

Madiba, your work is Africa’s heart and it still beats for you. You continue to represent the hope that we pray will one day be our reality. (Photo Credit: byronv2 )

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