The Irony in Making America Great Again

I am an African in America. I refuse the label African-American as I do not wish to claim anyone or anything that oppresses me. My ancestors were enslaved. It is this slavery that fomented the poverty and systemic disenfranchisement afforded to my great-grandparents and grandparents. Mt maternal lineage consists of some free blacks who married…

Decoding the Migrant Mindset

I admit that I am not a perfect person. Notably, this journey to consciousness challenges me to confront my prejudices and move towards a pan-africanist mindset. As a New York City resident for the first eighteen years of my life, I grew up amidst a form of blackness that excluded my ethnic origins. By this,…