My Ode to Detroit – a flashback Christmas story

Once upon a time, in 1990, my dad decided to leave Cape Town, South Africa, in the heart of Apartheid and explore a Fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit. My mom decided that she and all four of us little kids would come along for the adventure. I was 10 years old at the time. Come along with me, as I remember my first Christmas in Detroit. My experience as a child, was nothing short of extra ordinary, especially when the first 10 years of your life was spent at the bottom of Africa.

I Obtained the Superpower of a Mediocre White Male

Greetings on this gloriously, powerful December 21st, the year of our Lord and Satan, 2020. As many of you know, black folks, because of the planets Jupiter and Saturn being aligned, have the capacity to receive superpowers, today. Well, I am happy to report that I received my superpowers, today. You may be wondering exactly what superpower I received on this glorious day. Is it the power to fly? No. Is it the power of telekinesis? No. Did I obtain some form of superior intellect? Fuck no. I received something…greater.…