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Cynthia Agbozo’s Aromas from Ghana

Her name is Cynthia Aba Agbozo. She is from Ghana but she was not born in Ghana. She was born in London, United Kingdom. At the tender age of three she (...)

by Gibril Koroma | November 2007 | 1949 views

Gloriel and the issue of skin lightening

By Daniel Tseghay. What should we make of skin whitening: the deliberate attempt to make one’s skin fairer? How much of this practice is fueled by (...)

| November 2007 | 4833 views

Starting over from scratch

Canada’s Governor-General reflects on what it means to be an immigrant and a woman. By Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michalle Jean I was thrilled to l

| November 2007 | 879 views

Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism! (Part III)

In the second installment of his five-part article, Charles Dr. Quist-Adade explained that there is no pure “race,” that all the so-called races have been (...)

| October 2007 | 988 views

Maria, the hair stylist with a difference

Her name is Maria Arankunda. She had to leave her native Rwanda in the 90s when that country exploded in gruesome ethnic strife. But that’s one thing she (...)

| September 2007 | 1535 views

Zainab Godwin Wins Miss Africanada 2007

By Lans Omar, Winnipeg, Canada. Zainab Godwin was on August 27, 2007 crowned Miss Africanada 2007 in Toronto, Canada; the first Sierra Leonean to win (...)

| September 2007 | 2611 views