Thursday, July 25, 2024

The Covert Battles of a Black Immigrant in Sweden: Social Capital, Sex Work, and...

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By: Mustapha Paragon Sonko I used to ardently believe in the adage that our eyes can never see our ears, but that was a pre-Sweden Mustapha. In Sweden,...

In The Company Of Relatives, And For The First Time

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TRAVEL By Cherno Baba Jallow A day before I visited my maternal grandfather’s village of Hamdalaye in Dalein, north-central Guinea, I was swept up in a whirlwind of apprehensiveness....

REFLECTIONS: Struggling With Patience? Be A Traveler.

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TRAVEL REFLECTIONS Struggling With Patience? Be A Traveler. By Cherno Baba Jallow ‘’So, what were you doing in England?" The Dutch immigration official asked me. This was back in 2007. I...

In My Grandmother’s Village: A Dispatch From Fouta, Guinea

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TRAVEL Dispatch From Fouta, Guinea In My Grandmother’s Village By Cherno Baba Jallow December, 2016 I am in my maternal grandmother’s village of Djoungol, Dalein, north-central Guinea. I have been here for...

A Journey Across America, 31 States out of 50: Dream Coming Through!

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Travel By Sainey MK Marenah As someone who immigrated from The Gambia, I've had the amazing opportunity to travel to 31 out of the 50 states in the U.S....