Western Smarts: Why Asking “Why?” is Important

It dawned on me that this was the exact problem I was facing. I had grown up being inhibited from asking “why” and suddenly I was expected to excel in a professional program where asking questions is the hallmark of the learning process.

Musings From Abroad: No Turning Back?

As mentioned in my first installment of Musings from Abroad: Africans and Faith, I recently visited Nigeria, my country of birth. I realized some things that may rock the average African parent’s mind. The chasm between the African parent that emigrates to America and their children they bring is far too great. When I returned…

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…

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?