Fact Check: Akon Lighting Africa

Saw a friend posted a photo claiming Akon had provided solar power to 600 million Africans, but the media was not going to tell you about it. It also questioned what is it the NGOs are doing. This was an amazing claim, so I went looking into it. “Akon solar power” led me to his… Continue reading Fact Check: Akon Lighting Africa

Review: The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver My rating: 4 of 5 stars I think I understand why a few parents objected to this book being taught at my alma mater. First, the narrative characters are clueless white Americans. Second, this makes the Africans seem far more intelligent than the whites. Third, the Americans are from… Continue reading Review: The Poisonwood Bible