A New Chapter

“I may feel more pain, more heartaches, more frustrations, but I will not be broken again, Because I have been there and I have done that. I have survived the battles and came out as a winner”

The Power of Intergeneration

When a section of the society refers to the young people as a problem that needs to be solved, it is mind boggling. On the other hand, young people referring to the older generation as the cause of society’s woes is like throwing stones where a close relative of yours might just get injured.  When…

Tragedy of Drug Abuse

She was once a pretty little girl with hopes and dreams- accepted by society; befriended by many.  her beauty was so astonishing, people compare her to a Gazania.  As time flew, she faded with the wind.  The liquor battle became her foe, opium her food  Disfigured, she has turned from the beautiful girl she was…

Summer Kind of Love

It is one of those cold nights. You know, the ones where not even a blanket could keep you warm. The rain fell, caressing the roof as if they were planning a life together, like the life I’d planned with him. I still remember his words, “We are going to get married Ann, you and…

Social Media and Online Activism-SMW Monrovia

Authored by: Talkay Media (Gerald Hodges) & Sleepless in Monrovia (Joshua S. Kulah) We all can agree that the rise of social media has opened up unimaginable doors to connectivity around the world, and it is here to stay. From giving us an opportunity to connect with family, friends, co-workers and brands we care about,…

We Are A Tribe

“In as much as we criticize and condemn the many wrongs, it is incredibly important that we highlight the things going right, whether it is political, educational, social, or entrepreneurial. This act is a demonstration of courage and a proclamation that all is not lost for Liberia.”

Adequate Healthcare Still a Far Cry

However, there is no such luxury available for the operating room and as such, if a patient requires surgical intervention, that patient and their relatives have to provide between 2 to 4 gallons of diesel in order to put the generator on to carry out the procedure.

Pretty Black Girl

Dear black girl, Your melanin glows. You are flawless. Your skin is full of chocolate and sometimes as light as honey. Your hair shiny black and curly, so magical. Everyone is blinded by your uniqueness.  Your every step is a wind of confidence and it’s undeniable. Self respect and confidence you possess and you never…

What's Your Ism

Being a twenty-something year old is one of the most beautiful and yet saddest things. It is the stage where you and your age mates are not equals. Y’all may have the same ages, but it is no longer like high school where y’all are most likely in the same class, go to similar schools,…

Bow Not

Blood drips no more, As hidden knives are silent, Guns sound no more, As starving faces are weary.   Peace!  As we cry on these streets,  Screaming across hopes,  And no implementation of policies.   We are bleeding! Let not the forces of the laws gather against us, We pray! We scream! We hope!  As we run…