Jill has a weekly post where she makes known the large number of generally unsung heroes making a difference somewhere.
Here’s one- a wonderful young lady
Today I have a wonderful young woman and her foundation to tell you about, but first, I must make an apology for my faux pas in last week’s Good People post. My Ghanaian friend Senam, who I call ‘little brother’, gently pointed out the error of my ways, and I must admit he is quite right.
“I loved your recent article about the Nigerian woman, Olajumoke Olufunmilola Adenowo on Good People Doing Good Things…..
Like you wrote, the US doesn’t have a monopoly on good people so it was cool of you to shine the light on the works of this lady….
I have a little concern tho, and forgive me if this is a bit presumptuous…..
You started with “Can’t pronounce it? Neither can I”, and while I’m sure you really can’t pronounce it correctly, saying that feeds into the stereotype that African names generally are difficult to pronounce…
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