Taking Mikes From The Mouths Of Savages

By Preston King Special to AfriGeneas At independence, in 1956, Ghana’s slogan was: ‘Forward ever, Backward Never!’ We expect to improve on the past. We hope to add to what the parental generation leaves. Though we are right to aspire to moral progress, these days, in so many ways, hope is confounded. We are moving …

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Barack’S Inaugural: The Secret Version

By Preston King Special to AfriGeneas I have rare access to White House sources. When the President spoke on that cold January day, he (to keep warm) said more than intended. Listeners outdoors, amidst chattering teeth, could not hear. Many at home, choked with emotion, fared no better. I have permission to transcribe the original …

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