Teach Your Children To Love Books

I did not grow up loving books, despite the fact that my folks are teachers. I remember when I was beaten senseless for being accused of stealing a Bill Cosby novel which father had borrowed a rich kid he tutored. Yes, those days, accusations earned you a beating. I’ve lived with the marks of that […]

What Years Do To You

When we are children, so many decisions are made for us: what food we eat, the school we go to, the clothes we wear, the time we should be back home, the friends we hang out with and what church to go to. We are taught to follow instructions without questioning them because that is […]

Growing Up To Be A Man

The world is moving fast, and life is moving with it. I am 25 and a few months old, battling it out with 7 billion souls. I’m going through a difficult time, that of transitioning from parental care to self-independence. Growing up as a first born in Africa, there are so many pressures on you. […]

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