November 21, 2018

I know, it sounds like I’m about to hand out an English literature assignment—but hear me out. Writing is one of the very few crafts that someone can obtain outside of a job and without pursuing an advanced degree. Granted, you mu...

October 19, 2018

You know that feeling you get when you're about to do something drastic? Like walk out of your job, or break up with an eight year relationship? Well for me, it was ditching my hair extensions and chopping off my hair last year th...

July 19, 2018

“Seen them once, seen them all," was my motto for why I always skipped out on firework shows. Fireworks were all the same in my opinion. The sparklers, shooting stars, and the upside-down smiley face; they all made their debut eve...

December 4, 2017

I had the gut-wrenching task of editing raw footage ranging from ISIS attacks, bombings in Syria, and mass shootings for global broadcasts.

While heavily gruesome, I was the messenger making the unseen and unfathomable tragedies vi...

August 2, 2017

I never imagined a topic unrelated to Trump/politics/Hillary Clinton’s emails could summon such outrage and fire-fueled discourse on social media. Like dozens of your Facebook friends, I watched the What the Health documentary, an...

May 25, 2017

Shockwave (noun): a region of abrupt change of pressure and density moving as a wavefront at or above the velocity of sound, caused by an intense explosion or supersonic flow over a body.” This definition was also synonymous with...

May 9, 2017

Yes, we’ve all seen it. Those ridiculous Black Friday Flight deals. Looks like you and your crew get to do some “volunteer work” (Instagram posts + safari tours + charity work) in Tanzania. I’m not saying to not “do you,” just do...

April 27, 2017

First things first, the basics: an NGO is a non-governmental agency. In layman's terms: a non-profit, voluntary group, independent from government organizations that usually focuses on some aspect of humanitarian aid, development,...

March 16, 2017

I went to a great 4-year college, graduated with honors and the highest award in my university. I even interned at one of the best media companies in the world and got into a program considered 10 times harder to get into than Har...

February 28, 2017

I’m going to say the “P” word in this post so give yourself a breather if you need it. The reality is that every girl has a period, but not every girl has access to feminine products. Not only is this embarrassing and a huge incon...

February 21, 2017

School is not a game, especially if you were raised in an African household. True story: in middle school, I came home with a 95% on my math test and my parents asked me where the other 5% was. Tough love is the theme when it came...

May 27, 2015

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy has been immobilized by a shortage of fuel over the weekend. About 70% of its income originates from crude oil, leaving most of its region at a standstill over the shortages.  This African giant i...

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