You meet Queen Elizabeth II, hear the words of Desmond Tutu not once, but twice, have deep discussions with Sandra Day O’Connor and watch Governor Kaine casually stop by for
I recently heard a statistic that said the suicide rate among African-American men is rising. For me, this statistic hit home this week. Someone
jet lag (noun): fatigue and disorientation from long flight: an internal physical disturbance experienced by air travelers on flights across different time zones. It affects
And then, the weekend arrived. I was excited because it was Cousins' Weekend. My mom's family is pretty big; she's the youngest of nine!
Tonight's the last night I'll spend in South Africa. I can't leave
without mentioning all those who made my short time here worthwhile.
The Stylistics said it best: "People make the
feel like I was snatched from my home in the middle of the night, taken
away from all my friends, and dropped off in the
first South African woman I ever met was from Stellenbosch – South
Africa's wine country. During my connecting flight from Jo'burg to Cape
Town, she raved
My racial analysis is clearly oversimplified; in real life it's a lot more complicated and harder to differentiate. Oftentimes "black" is used as an
Even with my considerable knowledge about race and race relations, discussing race in South Africa has been one of the most difficult and confusing