Religion and Women

One might argue that these Holy Books being written by all men was a deliberate attempt to diminish the roles women played in ancient religious times. There is no proof that women were also prophets and touched by God, but neither is there proof that ONLY men were sanctified and touched by God.

I sin, You sin, We all sin

I was raised in a home where we considered ourselves Christians. I say ‘considered’ because that’s how surface it was. We tried to follow some of the things we knew and learned but no one was asked, instructed or forced to learn the faith. I regularly went to church until the age of 10 and…

Breaking Free from the Unromantic and Inexpressive Culture

Kings, over the course of our lives, we all have, at some point or another, heard concerns from our Queens as to why most of us (African men) show no displays of affection, i.e. being romantic, as compared to our Caucasians counterparts. In this light, have any of us really sat down to muse as…

Our Fallen Queen

All hail the mother that flourishes in the midst of thorns and torment. The queen stripped of her throne and thrown to her dead yet suffers All hail the fallen Queen, the mother of warriors and princes Who have forgotten their worth and have turned to slaves. Buried their crowns and burned their garment, put…

A Male’s Perspective of Feminism

“If we will have a balance of gender and a reduction in the continuous occurrence of violence against women and girls, society will have to balance off their so called feminist perspective.”

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Liberian Girl Magic

Dear LiberianGirl, Do you see us freeing ourselves, from the narratives written by “people abroad?” Read a blog post yesterday, with your voice and your name and your face – shoutout to SiM. Now you speak up and show up and show out Embracing your power and strength and worth Do you smile at the men…

The Influence of Art on a Society and How Liberia Can Learn from It

Traditional masks, murals, painted storefronts, and paintings of beautifully shaped African women in village settings; these are a few reminders of the presence of art in Liberia. Not all meets the eye from a single day’s drive through the vibrant city of Monrovia. In-fact, if one is not observant, understanding the movements and soul of…

Message by the Ink

Over 170 years ago, some of our forefathers were here and others came and they set eyes on the most beautiful thing called freedom. They felt liberation clawing its way free from beneath their skin from the first glimpse of land while still at sea. I still feel the anxiety to get off the ship…

The Middle Passage II

Don’t worry I’m not only here to mock your lack of talent. The elders are calling a meeting. Even though you would have nothing to do with the complexities of the politics of the tribe, they cannot move forward without the decision of the Queen.”