Naija Husband

To conclude this month’s discussion on love, I thought I should end with what many of us single people like to consider “the end of the road.” Marriage. But in fact, the truth if anything, is usually the opposite. Because marriage is often just the beginning. The beginning of true patience, true tolerance, true compassion, […]

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Getting Underway

If something is too difficult, you’re doing it wrong. This is one of my favourite quotes, and my experience so far with divvying up my interests amongst different blogs has once again reminded me why. Following the creation of the first blog, “To Nigeria, My Country,” I decided to create a second topical blog for […]

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African Youth Journals

Over the last few months, I’ve had the pleasure of stumbling across a couple of blogs by African authors that truly resonate with me. The first was Romance Meets Life: a blog by Myne Whitman, that’s primarily about love and relationships. The second was African Youth Journals: a blog by a growing collection of African youth, about […]

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Day 100

Now let’s talk about another primarily Black problem, and the benefits of delayed gratification. For some months now, a friend of mine has been here in the U.S, undergoing treatment to cure his sickle-cell aneamia, and I have been wanting to tell you all about it for so long. Especially in January, when he began his […]

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