It has been quite some time! In Yoruba we say “eku jo meta” or like I like to say, “eku jo mewa”. It’s basically a greeting acknowledging that it’s been a reeeeeal long time. It seems I dust off my WordPress login once a year lately. For those who don’t know, I will be starting […]
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.