Ghana to Reopen its Borders

Aiming for September 1st When will Ghana’s borders reopen? That’s the burning question on the minds of many African-Americans these days. The answer is soon. For those itching to go, Ghana hopes to reopen its borders by September 1st. On August 16, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo presented an update on the country’s Covid-19 situation and…

Skin Bleaching is a Symptom of a Deeper Problem

Eliminating Color & Peeling Away Self-Value Imagine walking down a store aisle and being confronted with products claiming to bleach skin! Which is exactly what I encountered one day. Whatever you want to call it, skin bleaching, skin whitening, skin lightening, I never realized how widespread this dangerous practice is. I am a proud Nigerian-American…

7 Incredibly Insensitive Things People Do When They Visit Africa

You’ve done the research, read the travel guides and watched the documentaries about Africa. You’ve decided. You’re going to Africa. You’ve got your ticket, visa and have had your shots. You’re ready. You know everything that you need to know. But here’s the thing. You don’t know everything that you need to know. There are…

Pets are Tested for the Coronavirus and One Black Woman is Denied the Test Twice & Dies

I watched the evening news on April 28th, 2020. Of course the news was all about the Coronavirus Pandemic. The news anchor recounted the story of a 30 year old black woman who went to the hospital on two occasions because she was feeling sick, and was twice denied the test for the coronavirus. She…

5 Signs That Mean You are Beginning to Panic & What You Can Do About It

1. It sneaks up on you. Like an outbreak of some disease, for instance. You begin to become overly attuned to the news, or to the event that starts it all. Everyone is talking about it. Your awareness slowly develops into a general sense of disquiet and anxiety, but just every now and then. Nothing…

How I Reduced My Migraine Headaches By 90%

Non-Medical Migraine Relief & More Headache Free Days Sometimes my migraine headache begins with a slight headache that lurks around my left temple, or my right temple. It’s one or the other. Never both. At first I think, then hope, then pray that it’s a sinus headache, because sometimes it’s just that. A sinus headache….