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Kenya Making History on August 4th

“I am a little afraid about what may happen next week,” he says, pressing the chalk into the groves of the blackboard tray. Then my Kiswahili teacher slumps down into the coffee colored chair. He soberly stares at the back wall, while I struggle to understand the rich sentiment behind his words. He is concerned about the results of next week’s nationwide vote for or against the proposed Kenyan constitution. My teacher is not alone; the nation is concerned. So concerned, to rally support. So concerned, that campaign trucks parade through the city with dancers cloaked in red (“no” side) …Continue Reading