Sorry, This Lap Is Taken!

The girls and me in Marrakesh (left) and Sarajevo (Photos from my personal collection)

I like to think I can hold my own in the company of strangers, but it’s an art that took me decades to master. When I did, it was mostly out of necessity: It would be hard to be an effective journalist if I couldn’t carry on conversations with people I don’t know. So I’ve learned to fake it, although underneath the gregarious…

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Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa” https://rb.gy/3mthoj

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