Travelling Whilst Privileged

Before the entire world went into hyper lockdown mode, I was travelling around in Morocco with my sister- a bucket list trip for my birthday that saw us traipse from the historic city of Fes to the blue pearl- Chefchaouen. An unforgettable place. This was my second trip to Morocco in two years, last year…

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An Audience With Spike Lee

Legends. They sometimes walk, live and breathe amongst us but often times they are out of our reach even if we might walk past them on the streets, seat next to them in the cinema or dine around them in a restaurant. Rarely do we ever get the chance be in the same room aware…

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I Am My Hair

From the age of five to about thirteen, just before I left for boarding school, every Saturday or Sunday, mostly Sunday because I am the last minute child, I would go to the market with my sisters to get my hair done for school the coming week. Braided or threaded, it was a weekly ritual, and most…

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Yes, Jay Z IS Ignorant.

I’ll admit, I’ve never really been a fan of Jay Z, he writes lyrics, makes hit records, good for him. He’s not doing anything his predecessors haven’t done, maybe even better. So you know, whatever. But the modicum of likeness I had for Jay Z really died when I saw his interview with Oprah Winfrey,…

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