Story: The School-To-Prison Pipeline

*Update June 5, 2014: Published via The Austin Chronicle. View details. For my master's report, I will be discussing the school-to-prison pipeline theory in terms of it's solutions. Most stories and documentaries about this issue tend to take the blame-route, primarily focusing on the types of children who are in trouble and the types of…

Story: Afropolitan – An Identity, A Movement, or Both

  I was introduced to the term "afropolitan" while listening to an interview with author Taiye Selasi on NPR. She was discussing her recent book "Ghana Must Go," and mentioned why she considers herself an "afropolitan,": “What distinguishes [Afropolitans] is a willingness to complicate Africa – namely, to engage with, critique, and celebrate the parts…