Come Away Free Yourself, Breathe Be Still

One of the most beautiful things I’ve seen, is to watch a group of people practice Tai Chi at the beach . . .They move with such grace . . . It’s because they have set an intention to experience peace in community

Rachel Dolezal

by Rayiah R Do you remember Rachel Dolezal? The woman who in 2015 broke the internet by what she believed…

LIFE SANS CAR

Between not liking to drive everyday, the costs of insurance maintenance, parking, tickets, etc, for me it’s less of a toll financially and emotionally to be sans car ownership.

A Mother’s Love

Despite having had several surgeries Esther experiences constant pain from her injuries. Yet these physical reminders pale in comparison to the emotional trauma and grief of the death of her young son and the separation from her two children. I cannot imagine the heartache she must feel at having lost not one but three children.

The Golden Voice of Africa

There are many notable artists with albinism. Salif Keïta happens to be my personal favorite. I discovered his music in the 1990’s. His music combines the rhythms of West Africa, Europe and the Americas.

How We See

For a person with albinism squinting is a reflex to minimize an excess of incoming light.

International Albinism Awareness Day?

My skin is alabaster, my hair white and my eyes are translucent. Like a chameleon, they take on different colors according to what I wear. I was born with albinism. And yet, while my skin is the first thing people notice when they meet me, I know that I am so much more.