Literature

Brittle Paper // God is not Deaf by Moshood Balogun

July 4, 2016

I read God is not Deaf by Moshood Balogun and had a bit of a laugh to myself because a similar thing happened to me a few years ago. My parents have a house in Accra which has the head…

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This is why Abena is Black!

October 25, 2012

I read Diaspora Diaries: This is Why I’m Black by Canadian-Ghanaian writer Abena Amoako-Green and I thought I was reading about myself. Like my Identity Battle (23/07.11), Amoako-Green writes about how she answered questions about her nationality and she dealt with…

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Handa’s Surprise

October 18, 2012

Handa’s Surprise by Eileen Brown was the first African children’s book I ever saw. I was probably about 8 and on our weekly class reading session at the school library, our librarian read this book. I was so excited because…

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‘The Book of Negroes’ by Lawrence Hill

July 4, 2012

I must have this book! I’m searching for it online now! I just watched a video excerpt and am currently reading an except online. This book by bi-racial Canadian author Lawrence Hill has me as excited as I was the…

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