Since I started this blog a little over a year and a half ago, the Fatou story is by far the most popular story. This story garnered the most feedback, the most commentary, the most views, and the most controversy ! Without further ado, let’s get into the sequel and find out what happened afterContinue reading “The Sequel Series: Fatou”
Note: This is part 3 of the Adama & Balla story. The prequels can be found under the “Inspired Stories” tab. The first part is called “Adama” and the second part is called “Balla.” Happy reading! **At the Ndiaye residence** Adama: I said, who the hell is this, Balla? Balla stuttered while attempting to comeContinue reading “The Sequel Series: Adama (and Balla)”
Reading time: ~3 minutes Binette: Okay. Let’s talk in a bit. Adji is over here so I’ll call you back, yeah? Djibril: Okay sweetheart. Talk soon. … Binette: I haven’t been able to come clean about it. He’s been extra sweet to me lately because I’ve just been so disconnected. I really just need someContinue reading “Binette, the lonely wife”
**An open letter to my baby sister (who’s not much of a baby anymore)** Hey girl, I want to share some life lessons with you today. Not because I know it all. And certainly not because I have got this life figured out. But because I want to shed some light on a few thingsContinue reading “Soda, my sister”
Reading time: ~4 mins I feel like I just laid my head down no more than an hour ago! I swear that alarm clock races with my sanity sometimes. It was time to get up and prepare a meal before sunrise. Ramadan had begun and it was going to be a long month of wakingContinue reading “Maguette, on behalf of all the women holding it together during Ramadan”
A young woman trying to make ends meet faces sexism and misogyny in the workplace.
Codou is hard working street vendor. Her personality as just as vibrant as the beautiful mangoes she’s been selling for 8 years! Discover her story.
Kocc Barma said: Jigéen soppal te bul woolu The entire blog has been about empowering WOMEN and empowering PEOPLE! I think this statement is soooo unfair that I can’t even expend energy justifying it so we will just include it for the purpose of completeness for Kocc Barma’s sayings. I’m going to speak on behalfContinue reading “KBF said … admire/love women but never trust them”
When I polled my social media friends to list out characteristics of a good leader, I got things like this: A good listener Someone with empathy Someone who is honest, open minded and has courage Someone who knows how to motivate a team Someone who doesn’t always need to be at the front of theContinue reading “KBF said … A king is not loyal”
“Doomu jiitle du doom” **ATTENTION ALL PARENTS** Friends. Social media. Television. Travel. iPhones. Androids. Google. Spotify. Apple Music. Hulu. HBO. Netflix. Disney. School. Prom. Homecoming. Boyfriend. Girlfriend. Detention. Starbucks. That looks like a list of random but popular things that look familiar to all of us probably. But all of those things have something inContinue reading “KBF said … your stepchild is not your child”