The male child in an African home is as a diamond, an heir – the definition of permanence. And this is where the pressure begins. He is born into idealistic responsibilities thrust on him by a culture that keeps passing on the mythical baton of misery.
Today on revisiting the letters of boys who are not stones, we read from three entries from the second edition of the Boys Are Not Stones Anthology—A Country of Broken Boys.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2020
Was #EqualForEqual but that’s a hospitalized equality
Because one hand is still above the other
In the picture they flooded the internet with.
A boy comes with a life long expectations, born as a nail to fit into the coffin — the societal box