Posts tagged fragmented
Pidgin English & the Thoughts of a Nigerian American

While language is a critical part of culture used to connect and identify people, it is not the only or most important trait. I am proudly Nigerian-, Igbo-, Black-, and American- because of my allegiances to geography, family, music, food, blood, history and principles of resilience, hard work, and strength that have been passed down intergenerationally and across the Atlantic Ocean.

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To the Journey of Unbecoming and Becoming

I am a firm believer that no man or woman is an island and community is needed to fulfill a number of needs and wants. However, sentiments of resentment are inevitable in a relationship when communication declines or becomes absent all together; especially when communication breaks down in the relationship with self.

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