Jola Naibi


The Ointment That Makes You Glow

By on May 25, 2021

My essay, which explores the nuances of being a Black person in white spaces and how my West African background reflects my response to certain accepted behavior, was published…


Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu

By on January 12, 2021

Today is the release day for Nadia Owusu’s eagerly anticipated, Aftershocks. A deeply personal memoir that takes you on multi-country journey and keeps the reader riveted throughout. With a…


2020: A Year in Books

By on December 18, 2020

2020 has been a memorable year for many reasons. The heartache. The pain. The lessons learned. I think everyone living this year is a trauma survivor. Even if you…


Voce Viva

By on December 17, 2020