The Kente Weaver

Having been back home in Ghana, doing community service work and touring Ghana with a group of foreign students from Yale, I realize that I have been plagued by a certain paradox lately, and at this very moment I think I can give articulating my sentiments precisely a shot. Here go my personal musings …

I claim to love Africa but I don’t know it enough. I claim to love being African, but I haven’t experienced it enough. I claim Africa as my home, when in reality, I haven’t even been to or explored as many African countries as other countries I have explored in different continents. Hell, I don’t even know the ins and outs of my own nation. I haven’t even explored all 10 regions of Ghana in depth/detail or know the ins and outs of Accra/Tema. It’s a painful reality.

And I say this with all sincerity…

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