RADICAL TRUST

My sister looked at me and said “You don’t seem excited,” with a look of sheer confusion. It was the day before my birthday and a dear friend, who is over 9000 miles away from me, had sent a cake. Minutes before I carried the cake into the house, I had gotten an email about…

Silencing Voices

  SILENCING VOICES   My dad’s house got burnt down when he was younger because one of my grandpa’s employees left an iron on. Growing up, I heard this story multiple times as well as the instruction to never leave  an iron on “even for one second,” as my mum would say. Two weeks ago, I…

Let Light In

I have been wrestling with my thoughts, trying to figure out what to write about today and how to go about it. Do I come and tell you blatantly that I cannot believe that a woman has just been raped in a church in Nigeria or that a Black man has been intentionally-and this is…

Anchor

  I was approaching the elevator, on my way to get food, when I heard someone crying in the hallway. That was the second person I had heard crying in two days. I was afraid it was for the same reason and upon getting to the elevator and hearing a part of the discussion she…