Meet the Curator – Father’s Day Edition: On Privilege and Family Ties

Father’s Day 2019 is upon us. I originally wrote this about my entire family. I wanted to re-release it for Father’s Day because it tells so much of the story of me and my dad. In case you did not know, the Herstun Writer has officially moved (back) to Atlanta. It is mind blowing how … Continue reading Meet the Curator – Father’s Day Edition: On Privilege and Family Ties

Alex J. in Guinea – Alahassane Kaba from America – An African-American Man in West Africa

Guinea is a west coastal country of Africa with a population of 12.4 million. The sovereign state is a republic with a president elected directly by the people. Guinean people belong to 24 ethnic groups and while French is the official language more than 24 indigenous languages are spoken. Guinea is the world's second largest … Continue reading Alex J. in Guinea – Alahassane Kaba from America – An African-American Man in West Africa

Pretty. BROWN. Girl. by Queen feat. Marcus the Visual

Last night, I watched Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta -- Yes, reality TV, remember this is a guilt-free zone. -- I cringed while watching Spice -- the self-proclaimed Dance Hall queen -- speak about wanting to bleach her skin so that she can be a successful music artist in the United States. Spice's bleached-light skin and … Continue reading Pretty. BROWN. Girl. by Queen feat. Marcus the Visual