ethnic tensions. The roots are complex, as are the effects, which will undoubtedly linger for generations. Eighteen years later Rwanda has made incredible strides, but we have indeed only just begun. And, honestly, Rwanda's biggest challenge is that we must realize that true sustainable reconciliation takes time. We have only just begun to re-build what was destroyed.
Jamila Aisha Brown is a freelance writer, political commentator, and social entrepreneur. Her entrepreneurship, HUE, provides consulting solutions for development projects throughout the African diaspora. You can follow her on Twitter and engage with HUE, LLC.