Reading Time: < 1 minute British colonial forces executed Dedan Kimathi, one of the fiercest anti-colonial African revolutionaries and freedom fighters whose struggle brought independence to the nation of Kenya, and Duped Kenyans by Handpicking an imposter and a Friend of the British Mzee Jomo Kenyatta who never fought for shit to be the President of Kenya!
Month: June 2020
Reading Time: 6 minutes When I was founding Sikimyii in 2018, I talked to a friend at a conference we had both attended organized by the Commonwealth. I asked him to help me brainstorm on ideas. He was dealing with the plight of the Muslim and Somali-origin individuals who the government and some of us always brand as terrorists. He told me one thing I will never forget.
He asked, “who is raping women?” I said, “rapists.” He told me, “you are wrong, its men who are raping women.” And for a while I was dumbstruck. “so, talk to the men and tell them to stop raping women!”
Reading Time: 6 minutes Ladies and gentlemen, a few days ago, on a cool, tranquil evening, as I strolled down the streets of Twitter, feeling all intelligent and powerful as I retweeted, liked and commented on whatever I thought was mentally palatable to me, I stumbled upon something that caused me to squirm.
It was a video of a man masturbating in public.
Reading Time: 2 minutes See, I was never one to break things but this one was utterly useless!
There should’ve been a reflection!
There should’ve been a me staring back at me!
I mean, I should’ve seen something but there was nothing so I guess that one was… Broken.
Now my favorite place is no longer an existing place.