The truth in being an Upright African.

19 Apr


Over the past decade as I embarked on a journey of self discovery, there were many questions, fears and frustrations that crossed my thoughts and made me ponder on my upbringing. As I have said many times before in my writings and social media posts, when you set out to seek an answer and you honestly ask it, the universe conspires and places you in positions where you would find that closure. For me, I was trying to understand the true meaning and feeling of being an African women, understanding the notion of black pride and strength. You must understand this is something that I did not know, understand or believe in. My unconventional upbringing of growing up in a different culture, traditions and compromising era of history, led me to living a very confused life for over three decades. So when I began to question my guilt, confusion and…

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