love and death : rebirth in grief

Today makes the second year anniversary of my father losing his battle to prostate cancer. In the two years he has been gone, I have been in a theoretical cocoon - a really deep depression marked by an aching quest to find myself again. Losing a parent is the most difficult thing I have ever …

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Back in the Day: On the Organization of African Unity

      The Creator has given us this share of the earth that goes by the name of the African continent; it belongs to us and we are its only masters. - Patrice Lumumba, African Unity and National Independence, 1959 By 1963, there were thirty-two liberated African nations. For any newly freed nation, the question …

Edmund

Name: Edmund Hometown: Riverdale, Georgia and Accra, Ghana Age: 21 Age You First Fell in Love: 16 Love Is: I was sixteen when I first fell in love with someone, who at the time, I felt was my soulmate. Everyday, I felt as if I couldn't live without that person and I didn't get over …