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Month: October 2012


RHKOA: Curry Fried Wahala

Although I am no longer a Real Housekeeper, I still have an arsenal of stories left untold. According to @msmartei on Twitter, there is at least one person who wants to hear the scoop on ATLien poop. So this one’s for you, my friend. (And…

I’m not Black

Black death. Black plague. Black Wednesday. Black market. Black Sabbath. Black listed. Black hole. Black Monday. Black souls. Black sheep. Black mark. Black balled. …and little white lies. Oh dear. Anything “Black” looks mighty bad doesn't it? Fortunately I’m not a Black woman. I’m Ghanaian-American.…

Area Boys on Display: Campaign 2012

Area boys are loosely organized gangs of street children and teenagers, composed mostly of males, who roam the streets of urban West African cities They extort money from passers-by, sell illegal drugs, act as informal security guards, and perform other "odd jobs" in return for…

Better Than Me

Last night I found myself in the midst of a rare crisis. While my husband's thunderous snores ripped through the quiet night air I lay awake staring that the ceiling, tears streaming down the sides of my cheeks and puddling in my ear drums. I…

Prison Is Ruining Black Fashion!

I am a big fan of prison. I think it’s wonderful that we can have a place to send people who rape, maim and rob other people. The original purpose of sending people to the penitentiary was to provide them with a place to do…

Heh. My Friend; I Think You Lost the Debate

Apologies to my American readers, but the Ghana Girl inside of me can’t discuss last night’s debate with any level of finesse. My Continent breddehs and sistahs will understand me when I say: HHHHHEEEEEHHHHHH!!!! Oh, chale did you see how Joe Biden just disgraced Paul…

A Jesus-y Post About Sex n' Marriage

*Warning! This blog post is all Christian-y and stuff* I had a discussion with a friend of mine who is getting her degree in divinity somewhere up North. During the course of that brief discussion, there were a number of profound conclusions we came to…
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