Category: Diasporic Journeys

A Quick Stop in Detroit

I took a quick journey with the ladies to the Detroit/Windsor (CA) area for the 2018 Headwrapping Expo with our amazing elder Queen Fatima. Detroit has its issues for sure, but don’t believe all the hype – judge for yourself. There are many black owned thrift stores, book stores and vegan restaurants, art murals everywhere,

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From Homecoming to Homegoing

November was no joke! Full of emotions and transitions.. Over the summer, the JSU fellas and I began to discuss plans for homecoming this year. I have to admit, I had not been in years, so it was well overdue for this brotha. I was excited nonetheless and the stars aligned. I bought my plane

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BCALA Conference 2017

I had a great time at the BCALA Conference in Atlanta!  In case you don’t know, BCALA stands for Black Caucus of the American Library Association.  No doubt, I am honored to be a librarian of African descent.  I often wear my garb to work proudly, even though I have been questioned on it at times

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