White mediocrity has not gotten us anywhere but to ruins, so how then does Black mediocrity sound like a good idea?

The fractured global society in which we live, owes many of its fissures to inadequate, and malicious information processing of biological variation. We know a considerable amount about the ‘melanocyte’ (bearing a typically pretentious multisyllabic scientific name) a cell that produces melanin. …

Past Is Prologue

I don’t share a history of enslavement with Black Americans — but what we do share transcends oceans and generations

Colorful portrait photo of the author.
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“Story, story, time, time.” The echoes of my childhood reverberate in my mind, reminding me of when I would sit with my African Giant of an aunt as she retold Urhobo folklore to wide-eyed Black children in 1990s Britain. It was different from what we were used to in our…

Cindy-Liz Ikie

PhD Bioscience Research Scholar and Black Human Rights Activist. CEO of Sensei-M: The Millennials Networking Atlas.

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