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18 African Covid Tests

I have now taken far more than eighteen Covid tests, but these were the first eighteen African Covid tests I took. All of them for travel in Africa, though the first one wasn’t technically taken in Africa. Boulder, Colorado. Drive-Through. My first of MANY Covid-19 PCR tests. I think these photos are barely legal, as Read More

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Cannabis in Africa: South African Cannabis

Long before South African cannabis has a chance to change my mind about Africa: South Africa itself immediately shatters my concept of Africa on landing. I’ve already been to almost a fifth of Africa and the airport alone shows me that I have no concept of what Africa is or can be. I arrive in Read More

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Voodoo in Ghana

I’ve been in Africa for months before I feel the voodoo in Ghana. Africa. Facing it. Global White Supremacy sitting inches from my face. Staring at me with all its ugly, warty, bad breath and leering control.  All the echoes of the script of hatred and fear that has been installed in me bounce off Read More

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Rwanda

“Timothy” “Claude!” “Timothy!” “Claude!” “Timothy!” “Claude!” They are drunk on the tequila I bought that costs half their rent for a month, and we are all laughing so hard we can’t talk. The game has devolved into random name calling, which is now more fun than the game itself. The game seems simple. Everyone takes Read More