The Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award

What an honor! Brendan Birth at Blind Injustice nominated this blog for the Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award because of this site’s racial equity project, Intersected. I highly recommend checking out the repost of his nomination and reading the other bloggers he mentioned who are doing similar work! He asked a few questions, which I will…

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Food for the soul | a recipe and activity

Skye’s Splendid Soup is best if set in multicultural bowls, with refugees and Congolese friends, and eaten with deeply thoughtful people. What’s your recipe??

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Nairobi Moments

Some moments are nearly perfect. Resting with my housemates on our rooftop, seven stories high in Waithaka, watching the orange sun set and taking way too many silhouette selfies with Kamau, is one of them. Being in Nairobi as a whole is incredible. The sun sets to the right of Ngong Hills, behind some trees…

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Slain by modern jazz album ‘Laid Black’

Marcus Miller keeps jazz contemporary with his 2018 album ‘Laid Black.’ Here are the deets.

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Do They Know It’s Christmastime?

Every December, people around the US finally allow themselves to listen to Christmas music, joining the few of us who believes in the extension of the beautiful season. Yet with the introduction of this wondrous genre to public radios comes the airing of one particularly degrading song. “Do They Know It’s Christmastime,” a well-meaning song…

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