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The united states and expectations (12/21/2014)

Life in the states  is very different than what most of us expect. Many Africans believe that traveling to the state is the answer to the quest for  cure of poverty, but that is far from the truth. 27 more words



We arrived in waves and trickles, flowing forth onto this new land, seeking out the fulfillment of promises we had been made years before or journeys began. 297 more words

Flash Fiction

On Bangalore Days.

I was horribly sick the past couple of weeks, but more than the sickness, it was the horrible, empty feeling of the end of a semester. 904 more words

Writing Challenges

"Where Is Your Groom? (Pesad Oor Eh)" Coming to Philadelphia!

The Armenian comedic cultural play, “Where Is Your Groom? (Pesad Oor Eh)” will have its next performance for the Philadelphia Armenian community in an event hosted by the St. 26 more words


Art: “Diaspora (Self-Portraits 2014)” by Omar Victor Diop

In “Diaspora,” a series of twelve impressive self-portraits inspired in part by European paintings, Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop embodies Africans that were notable historical figures in Europe in the colonial era. 600 more words