Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love #5

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love #5

Activist and writer Kevin Powell blogs exclusively for on his first, emotion-filled journey to the motherland

by Kevin Powell, November 10, 2012

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love #5

Kevin Powell

and rebellion. So if there is to be a new Nigeria, led by folks like these young students one day, it will be co-led, unquestionably, by women. And given Nigeria's vast potential, how Nigeria goes could shape the future direction of the entire continent of Africa.

Kevin Powell is an award-winning writer, public speaker, and political activist. Through the years Kevin has written for Ebony, Esquire, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Essence, Rolling Stone, The Huffington Post, and Vibe, where he served as a senior writer. He is also the author of 11 books, including his latest, “Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, and the Ghost of Dr. King: Blogs and Essays.” Follow him on Twitter @kevin_powell, or email him at

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