Why it matters

Black in the African Diaspora – Is that redundant? It may seem like this title is a redundancy, but I want to signify the volatile nature of the term ‘black,’ which has many meanings and is situational. Mostly, I think about how the term ‘black’ signifies, in the United States, anyone with any African ancestor.Continue reading “Why it matters”

Blogging while black

Over time, many people have asked me about the unsteady relationship between Africans and African Americans, and this question has come from diverse perspectives and people. Those questions made me think about issues I might not have otherwise considered. It was instructive to learn about being an “Other” when I went overseas. I have oftenContinue reading “Blogging while black”