Thirty years apart, these photos were taken thirty years apart from one another. I was actually nine years old when I was sitting in my fourth grade class then she walked in. It was her first day in the school I had been attending since I was in kindergarten, I…


Seated in the lazy boy chair (an ironic name) dripping with sarcasm on my finger tips, I struggle to raise up from my seated position. Once on my feet I realize everything’s hurting me, without a car thanks to aunt Rona sweeping the world I walk a lot. Feeling stuffy…


Sitting inside RocoMamas restaurant in East Legon, Accra Ghana one of my most beloved places to eat here, I was seated in front of this very MacBook typing this article. I was greeted by a waitress she took my order & started chatting with me. I love to talk and…


Walking down the unpaved road I watch as my pink polished toes become covered in the rust colored soil, theres a couple walking by me the woman uses her elbow to nudge the man beside her then points in my direction, they both stare without shame. The pointing, the staring…


Ho, Ghana (Skyplus Hotel the Volta Region)

Forty-six years: living, breathing, existing as an alien, surrounded by unknown variants. Searching earth for resemblances of myself, my outer shell has been located, this vessel has similar models. When I was eight years old I started people watching at that time I realized I was different. I would stay…


I’m going to start from where I am & what I’ve learned the year living here in Greater Accra, Ghana. The culture here is to scream out often times “Obroni, Obroni”! While pointing at you, if you ignore them it’s “White woman, White Woman”! They yell this in the streets…


I know many Black people who are into African things but haven’t taken the trip to the continent, those who have rarely would think of making the move to Africa. Being a tourist in any country is very much different than being a resident, I cut no corners I tell…


In 1876 the area of Greater Accra named Jamestown/Usshertown replaced the Cape Coast as the Gold Capital during the British colonization of Ghana. Jamestown & Ussertown remain the oldest districts in Accra, mainly inhabited by the Ga speaking people. Known for a fishing port, old boxing ring this area holds…


When an American especially a Black American starts to investigate visiting or moving to an African country sometimes you run into articles that are so biased. Many will want to call the words written within this article biased as well, you can take it any way you would like, this…


I’ve lived during a Trump presidency & actually thought I would not make it. There has for years been a lot of debate about immigration in America, one of the most racists countries on earth in my opinion. (I am sure statistics will back this up) With billions given to…

Stealing Sanity~TB HENRY

American living abroad in Ghana, Blogger, vlogger, movie addict, mother, wife, trying to make gender equality worldwide better for girls, young adults & women!

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