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Call me coward

Although it has been out since 2012, I finally summoned the necessary courage to watch Call Me Kuchu, a documentary about the struggle for queer rights in Uganda. 380 more words

Blackness is Diamond: Understanding Ethiopia the Habesha Way

The title of this post is derived from a conversation I had with an old man in Lalibela. As with many other Ethiopians I’ve met, he thought I could speak Amharic but when I told him “no I don’t speak Amharic but I’m from Ghana”, his response was “oh Ghana? 1,120 more words


Addis Ababa (Ethiopia So Far)

Finding good internet is pretty tough but I plan on uploading a more in depth post very soon. Until then, just know Ethiopia is great and I’m having a more unstructured time traveling around. 411 more words


Habeshans on Edge as Infrastructure Plan Stirs Protests

There are creeping signs of tension in this small town on the outskirts of Maua Mengi, the capital. Small groups of federal police officers prowl the streets, eyeing taxi stands and coffee shops. 463 more words

Economic Development

Morning Pages 11.23.15

I don’t mind change & growth…unless it’s for the wrong person who turns me into a negative person.

Rambles About The Old Her 5...

I asked the universe for happiness… Then you started acting different.

You created a distance between us until every conversation was an argument highlighting our differences…