Our latest issue, FOCUS is an exploration of creativity directly related to Africa and the diaspora. We follow the stories and work of artists, musicians, fashion designers and “institutions”: our new platform to highlight the work of collectives which facilitate and perpetuate creativity. Coming soon.
Kofi Annan has died aged 80. Whether it was his pioneering work as the first black UN Secretary General, or as special envoy to Syria, Annan relentlessly worked to champion our shared vision of a new and United Africa. His legacy lives on in the the work of all those who refuse to let history marginalise perceptions of the less fortunate. Rest in peace.
I had some amazing teachers who invested time and energy to make sure I understood and mastered concepts. He struggled with mathematical concepts but by the end, he smiled, turned to me, and said, "I like this, I want another one." The next day he rushed over with his notebook, and said- look- he'd gotten all the homework problems correct! It just takes time. He deserved more- so I gave him more. @teachforghana @mscarolramirez