I recently re-connected with an old acquaintance who has been unhappily married for over 15 years. They have been to psychologists, relationship councilors,trips to Rome, Paris, New York. Trips to the sea side to resolve their differences. They have even been to a divorce lawyer and then backed out of the divorce. There has been … More I will be the one…you miss
My black history number one is always Wangari Maathai and all the women who have led the way here. Do you guys remember the Fourth World Conference on Women that took place in 1995? I do. After the conference, my father and the men of my childhood started to deal with women’s insolence, opinions and … More Black history month is here! Feminists, independent or autonomous black women?
Hi lovely people! Have you been wondering how to know that the man/woman etc human in your life loves you?! Well, it is easy. You know that day when you wake up feeling like a sack of rotten potatoes? No? Ok. Lucky you! A crate of rotten eggs then? You know like the one the … More Love Is…Undeserved Compliments
When I see this picture of black men moving their bodies with ease and control; displaying this capacity Africans have to embrace new things and learning without prestige. learning them without abandoning what they already know. I remember my dream man. As a young girl growing up in Kenya, I never had a dream wedding, … More Dream Men
The land of many many wonderful people who reared me with confidence, civility, trust and love. We are here. If colonialism, dehumanization, the slave trades and all the other genius plans in history didn’t kill us off, nothing will. Except the nuclear bomb that will not discriminate the shit holes. We are here. Live. With. … More Born, bred and intellectualized in #EastShitHole
Lady Chatterley’s Lover was on TV this holiday season, and of course, we watched it. The details are irrelevant except the affirmation that I love the endlessness of the Lady Chatterley and Oliver story. But, every single time I watch or re-read Lady Chatterley’s Lover and get astounded, it is ruined by the context in … More Lady Chatterleys Lover Vs. Kenyan Independence