Tag: Adaeze Elechi rec room

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Babies

May 2010

These babies’ homes and cultures could not be more different, but their adventures exploring, understanding and fitting into a new world are identical.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Nashville Flood

May 2010

These images make one realize the severity of the situation.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Lagos Wide & Close

April 2010

Lagos is no New York, but there is much to learn from the ancient city.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Jeff Buckley

April 2010

My kingdom for his talent.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: White Teeth

April 2010

As long as people move around in this world, and as long as we fall in love with people of different cultures and races, the stories in White Teeth will be relevant and inevitable.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Desire

March 2010

Bob Dylan’s album is at once powerful and delicate.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: “No Shame”

February 2010

Femi Kuti on immigrant pride.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Pimp Anthropology

February 2010

They don’t teach this in classrooms.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Efuru

January 2010

Though the Western world has seriously damaged Africa, I have its education to thank for my freedom as a woman.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: The Woman Who Walked into Doors

December 2009

It’s a beautiful thing when a writer can disappear entirely as his/her characters leap completely to life. Bravo, Roddy Doyle!

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Good Hair

November 2009

If you ever wonder why a black woman might flinch when you try to touch her hair, Good Hair can help you better understand.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Passing

October 2009

Terrible things happen in Passing, but it’s a fascinating look into human relationships and the whole complicated business of race and identity.

Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: Nigeria 70

October 2009

Put on your dancing shoes and hop into this green-white-green time machine.