The Rap Version of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

Neil Genzlinger from The New York Times writes that Thug Notes, and Sparky Sweets, are the creations of comedian Greg Edwards, who explains that the videos are his “way of trivializing academia’s attempt at making literature exclusionary by showing that even highbrow academic concepts can be communicated in a clear and open fashion.” Sweets summarises works of... Continue Reading →


We hate men that complain and make excuses…stand up and be a man. You can’t be vain in your life style and your dress code and be mature...sagging jeans don't pay the bills. Don’t expect us to always pray for you, pray for you and for us. Telling us you were once stupid means you... Continue Reading →

13 Women Men Should Never Marry! Ladies, Which Type Are You?

For a mother with two sons and six grandsons, I have some good advice as to the women they should avoid marrying. I am also the oldest girl in a family of eight children—four boys and four girls. This qualifies me to discuss the diverse personalities men come across. The Word instructs that he who finds... Continue Reading →

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins Fiction Prize

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction with "Americanah", which is a novel about race and identity.Adichie, whose other works include "Half of a Yellow Sun," was chosen over "The Goldfinch" author Donna Tartt and three other finalists.Sheri Fink's book on Hurricane Katrina, "Five Days at Memorial: Life and... Continue Reading →

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On Lupita Nyongo’s Beauty: I’m So Grateful She Exists by Chanel Parks

During a recent segment of HuffPost Live, critically acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discussed Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o and her influence on beauty for black women. "I think her existence is very important" Adichie said, while expressing her personal adoration for the actress. Adichie goes on to talk about Nyong'o's mainstream presence, pressing the notion that the Kenyan... Continue Reading →

Birthdays Are Thinking Days…

We become a year older every year, we mature in age indulging in celebrations the best ways we can; sometimes we are celebrated by friends, sometimes we are celebrated by loved ones, (thanks to social network sites, many people remember their friend's birthday). We age and become wiser(well not everyone), as many repeat the same... Continue Reading →

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