Western Smarts: Why Asking “Why?” is Important

(September 2016) I had a conversation with a young friend of mine that was preparing to go to college. From her intonations I gathered that she was everything but excited for college. Without even asking, she offered her thought and said, “As an African kid, what choice do you have?” I laughed hysterically because it … Continue reading Western Smarts: Why Asking “Why?” is Important

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Musings From Abroad: Nigeria and Faith

I travelled to Nigeria this year. I noticed and learned many things, some of which I will share on my page in a series. This one, as the title suggests, is about the faith of the Nigerian people. I’m not referring to one particular religion, but the exercise of faith and belief in God. On … Continue reading Musings From Abroad: Nigeria and Faith

The African Christian Perspective on American Racial Tension

Beginning in April, images of police brutality towards African Americans have gone viral on social media and in the news; all of which I had been oblivious to....The unrest in Baltimore has been on my mind for some reason... I guess I really do live under a Little Rock; I’d like to call it law school. My present concern though is how do I respond to things like the riots in Baltimore and the events that sparked those riots?