I Studied Abroad in Africa!

I don’t really need to say much except that this girl’s blog, I Studied Abroad in Africa, is HILARIOUS!!! Her intro reads: So. You go to one of those fabulously elitist schools where everyone talks about privilege, classism, racism, sexism, etc. as if they don’t practice it in real life. But in order to really…

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Retentions

The transatlantic slave trade was really something, the way culture was retained in the harshest of circumstances, from food to instruments. I learned to play the berimbau as part of the Afro-Brazilian culture of Capoeira. I don’t know what they call this instrument in Burundi, but it is WILD what our ancestors endured and yet…

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