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)”


Your feelings and emotions –valid. Your intuition, actions, and reactions –valid. Your thoughts –valid. Your examinations, observations, hesitations, and limitations –valid, valid, valid. You are not crazy, and you are not mistaken. Your divinity makes no mistakes. Say your words with confidence. & walk your walk with purpose. But don’t forget to trust yourself. YOUContinue reading “YOU are VALID”