Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love #7<br />

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love #7

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

by Kevin Powell, November 14, 2012

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love #7<br />

Kevin Powell

young boy with a smile that could easily land him a contract as a model in another land, I could do nothing but smile back. Turns out he was a prince in the village there below the mountains, and was resting so before taking a message to the king atop the same mountain where we were headed.

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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