It is so bright! I raise my palm above my forehead to block out some of the light. The heat is sweltering. There is a small pond in front of me; Iya Yemoja and my cousins are on the other … Continue reading Bridging the Divide 8
It is now a year since Malik and I started dating and I can easily say it is the best year of my life. Everything had fallen in place; Baami started talking to me when I gave him some money… … Continue reading Bridging the Divide 7
Rape is becoming rampant in the modern world. However, some people have misconstrued what it means to be raped. Some others just see it as an opportunity to wreck other people’s lives. Here’s my take on rape and some of my experiences. Share your thoughts… Continue reading Is it okay to be raped or to rape?
YETUNDE At the end of the week, I am more than ready for. I look through my new closet and pick out a navy blue skirt suit and sleek grey Steve Madden pumps. I’m super excited, Malik and I are … Continue reading Bridging the Divide 6
MALIK As I work on my presentation, I congratulate myself silently. I can’t believe my good luck; the way it had been going, I was not sure Yetunde would change her mind about staying with me. The day she had … Continue reading Bridging the Divide 5
MALIK I watch Yetunde leave my office and can’t help but feel sorry for her, she was being mistreated because she was at the mercy of some douchebag. I don’t know why I’m getting this worked up over her issue, … Continue reading Bridging the Divide 4
I wake up with the resolution to talk to Segun about the key situation; I dress up and head downstairs. “Good morning Segun” “Morning” he says sipping from his cup of coffee. “I need to talk to you about something” … Continue reading Bridging the Divide 3