On Women and The Development of Patriarchy!

Read the first part of this series here In African societies, women stayed home in periods of war because of childbearing to look after the homes while the men were gone. An existential threat to the men became apparent—how were they to ensure the faithfulness of their women in their absence? This resulted in the…

Dating In Monrovia; Power & Sex

But NO! Sex is not only about procreation. God made humanity in His image to have dominion over the earth (Gen. 1:26); and I am positive that my parents use sex as an expression of their love for each other. My teachers taught me that besides reproduction, sex should also be about pleasure. I mean, before the discussion of sperm and egg, isn’t there a part about orgasm and pleasure points? Some of us learned how kissing is a stimulant and touching sensations make sex enjoyable.

Sleepless In Monrovia, Our Story

We launched Liberia’s first social justice blog, Sleepless in Monrovia (SiM) on March 12, 2018. With SiM, Liberians would no longer have to worry about where they can explore their thoughts and advance their creativity; no longer will poems and burning ideas rot in google docs or will Facebook be the only platform to discuss controversial issues.

LGIC: The Liberian Godpa Industrial Complex

It’s Fathers’ appreciation season, and everywhere around the world, people are finding ways to make special moments for their respective father figures. It’s charming really. All over my timeline are tributes to a young girl’s hero, a boy’s confidant, etc. Even I tweeted and ‘gramed a little touching moment I shared with my dad. We…

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.”

The Middle Passage I

In an alternate historical and technological timeline, a young West African royal, Kou, struggles as she prepares to fit into her birth-given role as a Queen. With help from her twin, Saye, she fights the forces trying to tear her people apart. Will she save her people and find herself?

Racism & Sexism at Sajj House

So, in Liberia, a country in Sub-Saharan Africa, there is a place that allows WHITE WOMEN to walk into Sajj un-harassed but doesn’t allow BLACK WOMEN. The only logical takeaway from that is “black women are almost always prostitutes or mostly poor so they shouldn’t be allowed into what is deemed an upstanding institution, unchaperoned.”