The modern use of “African” as an ethnic group disregards the fact that there are many ethnic groups in continental and sub-Saharan Africa. That is why my upcoming course is called the Fon Postpartum Nutrition and Care, and not African Postpartum Nutrition and Care.
I casually asked her to be my look-out as I peed in the bushes, she was confused so I explained in as clear English as I could what I needed, I assumed the confusion was due to my English
west African feminists are very aware of womanhood as autonomous and independent of men
Sobonfu Somé has joined the ancestors. I recently dug up her book Welcoming Spirit Home to reread her perspective on parenting and being a child. I started unschooling my daughter and one of the arguments people who oppose my decision constantly bring up is "I never liked school, but I did it!" Why is it… Continue reading Sobonfu Somé