Habari gani? Today is dedicated to the concept of Kujichagulia, or Self-Determination. That means that those of us in the African diaspora have a responsibility to define ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves. Obviously, given where I've come from and my experience this is one of the Seven Principles that means a whole … Continue reading Kwanzaa: Dictating My Own Terms
Month: December 2014
Have a Joyous Kwanzaa!
Habari gani? My estrangement from the black community happened really early. To be fair, I didn't have a lot going for myself when I was a wee leveret; I was mousy and had strange interests, and my mother was an older woman who had adopted me and my sister even though she had her own … Continue reading Have a Joyous Kwanzaa!