A few of my published articles & videos.
Unequal Scenes: A Look at Inequality in South Africa
Yaa Gyasi Returns to Berkeley a Year After Her Novel's Release | Books | Oakland, Berkeley & Bay Area
click to enlarge In her 2016 novel, Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi chronicles the progeny of two sisters from 18th century Ghana. One sister marries a white, British slave trader, while the other is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Gyasi follows each sister's lineage, with every chapter depicting a new descendant.
Emma, Loic, and Jeffrey discuss interning at VOA.
Barbara Blaser Didn't Try Cannabis Until Her Seventies. Now, She's A Registered Nurse At An Oakland Dispensary. | Taste | Food & Drink | Oakland, Berkeley & Bay Area | East Bay Express
click to enlarge Barbara Blaser didn't ingest cannabis for the first time until she was 70 years old. (There was that incident 13 years ago, with some marijuana-infused banana bread, to which she had not consented, but that doesn't count.) She'd lived her life - through the Sixties and more -pot free.