GREEN LEAF by Marit Buddenbaum

Marit is a charming, delicate writer, Her skilful writing feels like running your hands through pure cotton. I read her work as I would treat an egg. This exquisiteness is what drew me first to her. She tells me this short piece on life and living is not inspired by a moment or memory. But…

RED PILLS KILL… By Ed.

I look at her across the room, and I can feel the pity pour into my eyes, I shake my head to clear it. Is there something I am missing? Why has she chosen to sail on this ship? A crescent shaped ship never goes anywhere even when blown by the most fortuitous of winds;…

DRIVERS,HOUSE-HELPS AND NANNIES NOT ALLOWED HERE

I have never experienced racism as it is in the books. Occasional stares from non blacks maybe, and I guess that can pass, humans will always be humans. Β I don’t however expect that in the century that we are in, human beings will still be classified based on what they do, much less skin colour….

YOU STICK OUT… LIKE BLACK

No matter where you go in this world, as a black person, believe me the blackness always sticks out. It is true. Except of course you are Beyonce, who has done well enough to convince us that she is, well…. not black.