#InContext: Yaa Gyasi

By: MAURA REINBRECHT “[W]hen you study history, you must ask yourself, Whose story am I missing? Whose voice was suppressed so that this voice could come forth? Once you have figured that out, you must find that story too.” – Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing Yaa Gyasi, who was born in Ghana, dealt with moving to the … Continue reading #InContext: Yaa Gyasi

#InContext: Yaa Gyasi

By: EMMA EASTWOOD-PATICCHIO Author Yaa Gyasi, who was born in Ghana but raised in Alabama, has had many homes. In addition to those two locations, she’s lived in Ohio, Illinois, Tennessee, California, Iowa, and New York. Her wide exposure to modern America allowed her to meet people – specifically African-Americans – whose lives and histories … Continue reading #InContext: Yaa Gyasi