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I’m losing my language and I’m terrified about it

A few days ago, I watched a video of Chimamanda Adichie and her daughter doing what I will describe as a call and response in Igbo and it reminded me greatly of my childhood.  Growing up, my parents, grandma and other extended family members always spoke to me in my traditional dialect so I had […]

What Access to Education Has Looked Like All My Life

Over the past 4 years, part of my work has been centered around fighting for accessible education for students who want to pursue higher studies but have to deal with various barriers. As an international student, this is already a super infuriating territory but it’s still important to reflect on both personal experiences and what […]