Yaw Nsarkoh

The Smell of It: Crisis of The Buffoon State – by Yaw Nsarkoh

Just for the heck of it, let us say any country where more than one in twenty – five percent of the population, that is – is condemned to open defecation as a fact of daily and regular life, is a Buffoon state. For in that one single fact is bound to be a failure

Our Chains Fell Off …YES WE CAN by Yaw Nsarkoh

Written in 2008 for New Lego Observer   I am first a human being. I am also a man. And I am black. So I am a black man – that is part of my identity. Until I lived in South Africa and became more aware of race as a major descriptor and feature of

The Power of Education – by Yaw Nsarkoh

Three years ago today, on a bright London morning in spring, I returned a call to my brother, Eric, only to be greeted by the words: “Ol man die”. It was the end of an era for us – J.K. Nsarkoh, in life and death a man never constrained by anyone’s convention was gone. Four

The Power of Education – by Yaw Nsarkoh

Three years ago today, on a bright London morning in spring, I returned a call to my brother, Eric, only to be greeted by the words: “Ol man die”. It was the end of an era for us – J.K. Nsarkoh, in life and death a man never constrained by anyone’s convention was gone. Four