It was on a Friday news of the virus hit me for the first time. I was with friends when I started to get reports, calls and messages from family and friends in other locations. Reality didn’t hit until three days later when schools and all other public places began to shut down. Then it … Continue reading AN ODE TO 2020: Life During COVID
In times such as we find ourselves, we have borne witness to a cancer plant itself in within our consciousness and fester and thrive and now it has spread beyond control. Now, I realize it is easy for one to get carried away in the euphoria; basking in the ambience of one’s achievements, the deafening … Continue reading The Suit and The Tie
Osi Elame (Contents & Operations Director, BYJOLAA) relays the message of what being black means to him through ‘Mother Nature’.
‘…We had a deal! We had a freaking deal, Adi you dimwit, and you dying on me is not a part of that deal! So, you better wake up before I smack the life out of you…’. Bernice was clearly distraught; this was the love of her life lying in front of her on life … Continue reading ADRIAN’S LANE: The Conclusion
If you had a choice between a rock and a hard place when it came to love, what would it be? Osi Elame tells the story of a tough decision to make in love, with 'Adrian's lane'.