Dec 2-Dec 15, 2021
- Sulaymani Kante: Inventor of N’ko/Mandinka Alphabet
“Learning the N’ko script enables me to read and write in my mother tongue,” exclaimed Ahmad Cęęsay (ߊߤߵߡߊߘ ߛߌߛߋ߫), a Mandinka speaker in The Gambia. The N’ko advocate encourages all, particularly African Americans and others in the diaspora, to learn the script. He adds, “It will empower them, by giving them a script that represents who they are.”
Aug 12 – Aug 25, 2021
- Critical Race Theory and The Apostles of Forgetfulness
This is actually a picture of what Critical Race Theory is intended to look like, a narrative that tells a more complete story of American history. In the words of Frederick Douglass; “If America is false to her past and false to her present, she will solemnly be false to her future.”
Nov 18 – Dec 1, 2021
- On A Bipolar Journey with Mom, Part 2
I have been counseled to not argue with people who are bipolar and manic. I won’t win the argument. They won’t win the argument. And it will make nothing better.
Nov 04 – Nov 17, 2021
- On A Bipolar Journey with Mom, Part 1
She is back on meds, but they take time to work because they have to be given to elderly patients very gradually. While I try to work remotely, she talks for hours on end to the white Amazon Echo in the kitchen, believing it is connecting her to a detective who worked on Grandma’s missing person case. She says she is in love with him, and he will be her fourth husband.