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The Ghana-Must-Go Syndrome: Why are Africans so quick to attack other Africans?

The Ghana-must-go bag is a very distinctive item in Nigeria. It is almost as popular, if not more, than “419”, the vernacular for fraud. It was coined for a cheap, waterproof, checkered, plastic bag which was massively patronized by Ghanaian immigrants who were forced to leave Nigeria in 1983.


Why I Dropped Everything And Started Teaching Kendrick Lamar’s New Album

Originally posted on Brian Mooney:
When Kendrick Lamar released his sophomore album, To Pimp A Butterfly (2015), I was in the middle of teaching a unit on Toni Morrison’s novel, The Bluest Eye (1970). My freshmen students were grappling with some big ideas and some really complex language. Framing the unit as an “Anti-Oppression” study,…