“Honam” || Spoken Word By Cynthia Amoah

Honam defines ‘skin’ in (Twi), the native language of Ghana, West Africa. Doesn’t the spelling of “honam” almost look like the spelling of “human?” Their definitions are closely related as well. This poem ties in these concepts to the ever loved actress Lupita N’yongo’s success story while raising an anthem of loving ourselves and our brown girls. 

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