Sunday, November 17, 2019

Call me Faat Kine. Better yet, Kine is just fine. 

Can't you see the feeling of learning another language? I feel the empowerment. I see myself in Senegal. Blues, all I see is blues. You are so wise, boy. I can feel the Senegalese air on me. The sound of prayers kept me...

Monday, November 4, 2019

Each day offers me a new lesson. Today, I recognized that I can taste words and I learned that one should never ever remain silent for fear of complexity.

Through recognition of of my flaws, I try to identify when I make someone else feel bad. I really never thought a...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019


It may appear as if everything is under control. And to a certain extent, it is.

Life is all about balance.

Balance is a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions. Balance your work, balance school, balance relationships, bal...

Thursday, May 2, 2019

You graduated! You're finally here, right? You just finished at least 16 years of schooling: elementary, middle, high school and undergrad. Your aunt you haven't spoken to in months asks, "How do you feel?" And you can't give her an answer...

I feel unaccomplished: this...

Saturday, January 12, 2019

     If I didn’t know who the author was of If Beale Street Could Talk, I would have assumed that a woman wrote this work. James Baldwin is an artist when it comes to telling stories. His words paint a world that one could envision as each page is turned. Thi...

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