Essays

The Writer’s Voice in a Political World

The role of the writer in a political, social, and artistically-conscious world.

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When a man collapses

A narrative essay, recounting a personal story of family, faith, and loss.

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My Happy Place

A narrative essay that follows a woman's journey from loss, through pain, to healing

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Ethno-Religious Conflicts in Nigeria

An examination of the ramifications of ethno-religious conflicts in Nigeria today.

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About Me in Africa […]

A personal reflection on the effects of colonialism, racism, and religion on the North African identity

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In memory of Patrice Lumumba’s Independence Speech

A tribute to Patrice Lumumba and his Independence Speech.

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African Publishers: Why We Need Them

An opinion piece on why we should support African publishers.

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We Need More: African Orature in Focus

An opinion piece that calls for the preservation of African oral traditions in written form, regardless of language

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The 21st Century African: How Nationalism changed Pan-Africanism

An opinion piece that examines the evolving state of Pan-African identity, through modern history.

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What Would Martin Say?

An opinion piece that examines the ways in which the famous words of Martin Luther King Jr. are used and abused in the present day

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The difference between Legal and Moral

Is all that is right legal? Is all that is legal right? This opinion piece explores the links between legality and morality, within the context of history.

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Black and Female: Where Racism Meets Sexism

An opinion piece on the unique form of oppression that black women (and girls) have faced through history and still face in the present.

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