Heritage Healing: Making Peace with Île de Gorée (Gorée Island)

September 1st marked the day that I saw Gorée Island with my own eyes. I didn’t realize the history of the island until after I chose Dakar as my study abroad destination about a year ago. After doing some research on the island, I knew it would be a pinnacle landmark for me: a citizen ofContinue reading “Heritage Healing: Making Peace with Île de Gorée (Gorée Island)”

Nature in me, Me in nature

Trees, shrubs, and leaves they rub up so close to one another I wonder if they speak the same language I know my ancestors didn’t Uprooted and transplanted uprooted and transplanted uprooted and transplanted uprooted and transplanted uprooted and transplanted uprooted and transplanted uprooted and transplanted My ancestors still understood each other’s pain and anger TheyContinue reading “Nature in me, Me in nature”