Posted April 30th, 2013 by Lolade in AFRiCKA, Blog, Spirituality
I don’t usually do this, but I think it’s important to begin to share my testimonies more. I’m part of a living church where things really do happen, change is evident in the lives of the members, accelerated favor, blessings, success is visible in our lives with no dispute. The immigration debate is hot, and […]
It’s 2015 and hundreds of political prisoners have escaped from maximum security prisons across the US with the help of a former Black panther turned chemist turned pastor who preached in their prisons. The ex-prisoners form a band and come under the pastors tutelage, hiding in the mountains of Alaska for one year. They emerge […]
Ololade Siyonbola Pays Tribute to Chinua Achebe-Long Version. from Rukayat Aliyu on Vimeo.Nigerian Author Ololade Siyonbola pays tribute to Chinua Achebe, noting how his writing influenced her tremendously even as a child. The headwrap signifies respect to the departed. See the “Open Letter” at UPTOWN Magazine.
One of the most powerful tracks I have ever loved. Fell in love with Talib for taking it to my hometown. I’m mad though that this vid has only 400K views. Whereas the trash on Youtube gets 5 mil+ I love it especially because I don’t believe musik of enlightenment should have to adhere to […]
I really enjoyed this vid. S/He really went in, covering so many of the “nations” in AFRiCKA. I wish he had referred to the Rwandese as Rwandese or Kinyarwanda though. I was hoping they wouldn’t acknowledge that Belgian-induced Tutsi/Hutu bull. But anyway, enjoy! The song is dope!
I’m supposed to be writing an article about Gays in Africa for Applause magazine. I’m hesitant because I have so much to say, and so much controversy to start 😉 How many of my gay friends will hate me after it is written? Will the magazine agree with what I have to say? Is it […]
The day got better. Today was one of those days when perseverance paid off. Reminded me to keep doing what I must do. Aside from poetry, there is Yoruba. Although, there is actually no distinction since Yoruba language is poetry. I started this Yoruba school journey over 5 years ago; after spending a year seriously […]
Why are people always looking for photos of malnourished children? Apparently, the photos I posted with Nigeria in 11 are responsible for 99% of the traffic to this site. Wow! Anyway, in other news, Summerstage is usually something I look forward to in NYC summer. There are usually at least a couple of dope African […]
Ololade Siyonbola became a storyteller at the age of 6, when she fashioned a camera out of paper and began illustrating the stories in her head. Upon migrating from Nigeria to the UK to the US, Siyonbola documented her experience as an immigrant in poetry, fiction and visual arts. Siyonbola founded Exodus to Africka International […]