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Senate Briefing: Why U.S. Policy toward Ethiopia Matters Now

In junction with Sec. T. Rex’s visit to Ethiopia this month, I attended a senate briefing on U.S. Ethiopia policy entitled “Why Ethiopia Policy Matters Now”. 442 more words


Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas: Ethiopian Film Review

An expose on destructive development “Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas” investigates the paradox of agricultural land acquisition in a food insecure Ethiopia. Beyond validating the ambient repression of the Ethiopian government, the film underlies the coterie of institutions; the World Bank and Multilateral Corporations that have fostered Ethiopia’s inhumane development scheme. 573 more words


Black Panther only has space for "Black Africa"

Black Panther isn’t a movie, its an experience. I am no fan of superhero movies but as an African raised in the U.S.- it was my red carpet moment. 598 more words


It’s not often students can take off in the middle of a week, keep up with their assignments and, at the same time, learn a whole lot outside of the classroom.  1,299 more words


Cocktail Making Class 🍹

Fun Fact…

Once upon a time, I wanted to be a bartender…The end.

Honestly that’s as far as it goes. I remember when all my girls turned 18…going to TGI’s for ribs and cocktails was… 626 more words

Tales from the Diaspora

I’ll admit it, I hung my parents out to dry long ago. However, I am not immune to the occasional glimmer of compassion brought on by insights into the complexity of their lives and factors that contributed to making them the people I know. 1,162 more words

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