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To Brooklyn or Not to Brooklyn: the Abusive Lover known as NYC
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To Brooklyn or Not to Brooklyn: the Abusive Lover known as NYC

Posted April 15th, 2018 by in Blog

I spent about 36 of the last 48 hours agonizing over whether or not I wanted to give up my Brooklyn apartment. I’m over New York, the abusive boyfriend who is the kind of beautiful of Idris Elba and Prison Bae combined. He punches you in the gut when you least expect it, but is […]

Racist or Crazy?
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Racist or Crazy?

Posted June 20th, 2013 by in Blog, Race, Subway Stories

A woman spat on the train today. It didn’t interest me as much as the people sitting around me who spoke about it for the rest of my ride. She had spent the last several minutes covering her ears and closing her eyes, actually looking somewhat peaceful. The guy sitting right next to me was […]

How I Got My Green Card
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How I Got My Green Card

Posted April 30th, 2013 by 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 […]

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How to Say Perseverance in Yoruba

Posted June 20th, 2012 by in AFRiCKA, Blog

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 […]