We The People…are going to Africa!

December 17, 2010

After over a year of work, beating the ground looking for folks to take notice and receiving donations of all types of support, we are on our way to Senegal. I can’t believe it myself even as I type this. A young man from the Brownsville section of Brooklyn will wake up very soon on the continent from which my ancestors came. In my lifetime I will get to walk on the land my people were snatched from. When I wrote a poem about that event back in the 4th or 5th grade I never dreamed this day would come.

I really want to thank all of you who have been supportive of this effort. Thank you to Rico for having the vision and drive to make We The People a reality. Thanks to Shino for using her lens to capture something truly beautiful. And most of all thank you both for bringing me into a project I truly believe in and feel represents my upbringing to the utmost.

I hope to make all of my people proud as I leave from New York City today. I will try to update my blog as often as I can while I’m out in Dakar. Can you believe that I’ll be bringing in the New Year on another continent. How crazy is that!?!

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One Response to “We The People…are going to Africa!”

  1. Universal Truth said

    No need to swim when you can fly. Congratulations!

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