The Amazigh | We Travel That We May Know

We journey out of our comfort zones that we may learn about the wider world. The world is big and vast and in so many respects small and intimate. When we travel there is a need to be connected; not just physically or digitally, but in a way where we learn the history of the…

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Africa Is Not A Prop | We Can All Do Better

There is a conversation buzzing around, a larger conversation that ought to be had but keeps circling the periphery, it is one about the ethics of being a tourist anywhere, but especially in Africa.  A propriety that is expected from travellers; how to behave when travelling outside of your norm. There is an expectation on…

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Black Panther | A Narrative Retaken

You’ve seen the movie (I have six times, once we bought tickets and did not even go to the cinema), and now that is is on DVD I have seen it near enough everyday with my friends, nieces and nephews, alone… because it is such a movie that resonates with me. You know the story…

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Shithole Countries, The West & The Media

In a bipartisan meeting about immigration policy in the White House, donald trump asked why the United States allows immigrants from “all these shithole countries”, (in reference to African countries and Haiti) instead of immigrants from countries like Norway. Basically, immigrants from predominantly white countries are preferable to those from predominantly Black countries in his…

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