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Summer Reads

Editorial Intern, Arianne Noorestani, provides her summer reading picks from across the web. A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park Regarded as an “explosive and powerful” novel, A …

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Diaspora Interview: Eunice Onwona

Name: Eunice Onwona  Location: Washington, DC African country with which you identify: Ghana I am a 25-year-old storyteller with a passion for sharing and shaping the dialogue on all things …

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The Woman Who Inspires Me

My mother is the epitome of an empowered female. She has gone through hardships in order to achieve her dreams and life aspirations. As a young child, whenever I was …

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Welcome to the Team: Arianne

Hello! My name is Arianne Noorestani and I will be an Editorial Intern for Memunatu this summer. I am currently an Environmental Studies major at The George Washington University. At GW, I …

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Welcome to the Team: Neneh Diallo

Neneh Diallo is a seasoned communications professional and trained executive coach. Her career has spanned several industries including U.S. Government, international relations, entertainment, public relations, broadcast production, and media. In …

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Welcome to the Team: Julia Pierce

Julia Pierce is an eye doctor who practices just outside Washington DC, in Northern Virginia. She graduated from the New England College of Optometry (located in Boston) with her doctorate …

Finding Empowerment Through Art

Nearly a year after moving to the United States from Kenya, Eclipsed was one of my first exposures to Afrocentric art stateside. The story follows a resilient group of Liberian …