I thought moving to Ghana was a dream come true. But after only a week in the bright and stifling glow, the heat had not been kind. Was I having a nervous breakdown?
On being a “Big Man” in Ghana the trick is to marry early. Give your wife at least two children; a house, and a “home used” 4×4 – and you’re free to roam.
My mother wore a wig for all 47 years of her life in England. I still for the life of me can’t understand why. Why at twenty-one years old she would suddenly decide to hide her own natural hair and start wearing any one of a dozen Winnie Mandela-style curly afro wigs in public?
Gary Barlow shattered the dreams of X-Factor hopeful Misha Bryan by telling her she won’t win the X-Factor because of wrongful bullying allegations made by his fellow judges. And much has be written suggesting that Misha cannot win the competition because she’s too Black, while others have pointed out that Black contestants have won in the past. But is there a difference between then and now?
Traffic Wardens are by far some of the most hated people in Britain. But have you ever wondered what it takes to be one? Meet the ‘bleached blonde black babe’ who patrols the streets of West London’s Notting Hill Gate.
Every roll, dimple, and scar…is a marker of my life…wonderful nights with my lover, late night ice cream parties with my friends, and the birth of my children. — Edeyemi, daughter of Oshun, 52, Executive Assistant – African American