Monthly Archives: February 2016

36, 37, 38…

Today, I turned 38 years. That there is a profound statement; a landmark even. The rest of my life begun today. I have not felt this way about a birthday before. Lately, I have been beset by thoughts of mortality. … Continue reading

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#Topowa

Uganda is inching closer to the February 18 election, there’s more than just a heightened interest among Ugandans. There’s fear. Conspiracies are running wild and the recent pictures tweeted by NTV Kenya of “election materials” have not made things better. … Continue reading

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Driving for Africa

  I live in southwestern Kansas. This is rural America where it would be expected that a Black man would stick out like a sore thumb. You know, like those caricatures you read about in the news about Black families … Continue reading

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Son of a dead man

It has been 58 days since my father died. It has been the weirdest 58 days of my life. Having lost my mother more than 10 years ago, I thought I had handling grief down to an art. I thought … Continue reading

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