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I look VERY Ghanaian…at least to me.

I look VERY Ghanaian…at least to me.

I’m never quite sure how to begin these personal narratives. It’s much like when someone asks me where I’m from and I respond Ghana only to have that person look at me blankly because,  “I don’t look or sound Ghanaian”. The idea that I don’t look Ghanaian always makes me laugh because I...

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Reflecting on My Mom

Reflecting on My Mom
Why is it that when we’re younger some of us find ourselves saying, “I will be nothing like my parents when I get older.” But is it possible to say the person who you are today is a result of who your parents are and the manner in which they brought you up in? Whether...
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Sweet Mother

Sweet Mother

Sweet Mother

  With 20 dollars in her pocket and an unexpected fetus in her womb, she stepped off the plane determined for greatness. As a young woman in her early twenties, she had no idea what her future held yet she knew her destination…New York City. She left all of her family in West...
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