Africa: The conversation and the movement

“Poetry is one of the biggest weapons we can use to change the narrative about Africa” ~ Simon Javan Okelo While May 25th is the official Africa Day, I found that with all the rich information shared that day…a day was just not enough. Valuable conversations throughout the 24 hour marathon on Clubhouse shed light…

A Glimpse Into the Mind of a Writer by Sharon CassanoLochman

A glimpse into the mind of a writer— I am an origami butterfly fashioned from silk paper. Splashed with colors boldly hued. Crumpled and torn edges from the elements and time. Painfully tender from injuries suffered by friends and family. Hidden behind false layers. My sorrow watered with unfragrant memories and fresh tears. I am…