Tryon P. Woods – “Surrogate Selves: Notes on Anti-Trafficking and Anti-Blackness” (2013) Abstract: This essay explores the discursive production of black … More
“Akátá” Revisited: Wild Seed
Recently, I’ve been thinking of my position and identity within a forcible Diaspora. In February, I wrote a post entitled, … More
dear one, what have you lost?
“Obruni (Twi word for “white foreigner”)* forced me to acknowledge that I didn’t belong anyplace. The domain of the stranger is … More
Akátá- or how I realized that Afrocentrism was not for me
By no means am I a ‘natural’ citizen here in the US. I have the trappings of belonging- state-issued IDs, … More