What Does It Mean to Reclaim MLK Day?

When I was in fourth grade, a teacher at our school placed a transparent picture on an overhead projector (remember those?) depicting a white man walking alongside Martin Luther King Jr., explaining that “the Civil Rights Movement started to make a big impact once white people joined them.” The take-away for the entire class of […]

Ugandan Youths Being Tortured at Central Police Station

The Jobless Brotherhood formed recently to protest peacefully against youth unemployment and advocate for a free democratic society in Uganda. Their first act was to stealthily release two yellow painted pigs into Parliament.  Yellow is the color of the NRM ruling party.  Pigs were the animal of choice due to their symbolizing the greed of […]

I.C. folks getting close with the UPDF

The Invisible Story Behind Invisible Children

An article I wrote earlier this year: I was once an overzealous single, but in 2009 my current wife, Suzan Abong of Oyam District, Northern Uganda, changed my mind fairly quickly. We fell in love at Uganda Christian University, and consequently I spent much of my time since then living in her village and collaborating […]