Saturday, February 24, 2018

Negro? Prieto? Moreno? A Question of Identity for African-Mexicans

Most Mexicans will describe themselves as mestizo, or mixed white and native Indian. Candido Escuen, a 58-year-old papaya farmer, is not quite sure what...

One Soda and Your Best Salmon

ACCRA — The flight attendant came down the aisle. Would you like something to drink? One person responded briefly, Coke. Diet Coke, said another. It said something...

The House Negro, the Plantation and Master Clinton

In the United States’ Democratic Primaries and Caucuses, one would often hear that Hillary Clinton (wife of former republican-leaning Democratic President Bill Clinton) has...

Kumasi City And The Shopping Mall, Courtesy Of The More Educated Than His Ancestor

NTOABOMA—The more educated than his Ancestor (The Metha) has a new place to go and look more like Europeans. Enter the new Kumasi City...

Takamba Champions Of The Niger – Super Onze De Gao

Gao and Takamba: The Background The Niger sparkles like a giant sapphire luxuriating on a bed of green velvet as it flows past the city...

Once a Country Descends Into Evil, It Doesn’t Emerge

NEW YORK CITY, New York, U.S. - Welcome to America today. Every day Americans of African descent are harassed and arrested by cops of European...

The Declining Significance of Manhood

DJENNE -- Boys will be boys. Men will be men. Do these simple statements still hold for modern African society? Personally I think not. It...

Catastrophe – Cult Idols are Killing their Darling Worshippers

ACCRA -- These days, the designation ‘unbeliever’ or ‘freethinker’ would best describe tongues-speaking Christians than agnostics or even atheists. Trapped between the extremes of...

The Myth of Single Parenthood

Let me tell a story. There's a woman I know who has a young daughter. Let's call this woman Ajara. The fellow who would...

Revenge Porn An Increasing Trend In Uganda And Our Union

Revenge porn - the publication of nude pictures of an individual without their consent - has become a global issue over the past few...