THE DOG ATE MY HOMEWORK: MOST UNUSUAL EXCUSES FOR BEING LATE TO WORK

Early on in my career as a model and actor, I had a reputation for being late. Part of it was cultural (in African culture, extreme lateness is accepted), but most of it was just poor time management. I’m never late now though!!!! Getting ready for work may take a few minutes for some or… [Continue Reading]

ANTHONY NARH, GHANAIAN, CALLED TO WORK DURING HURRICANE SANDY, DROWNS

This is a very sad story. Sometime during the mid-afternoon hours of October 29, as Superstorm Sandy was heaving up the East Coast, Anthony Narh, a Ghanaian immigrant, limped toward his job at Empire Parking, an underground garage serving one of the toniest strips of one of Manhattan’s toniest neighborhoods. Nestled near the watery edge… [Continue Reading]

YOU CAN’T GET ME…AT LEAST NOT TODAY

My younger brother, Maduka and I did so much running around today in preparation for my brother’s funeral. I didn’t realize how much work goes into planning a funeral. Due to the fact that most of us only see the final day of the process, its hard to imagine all the hard work that goes on behind… [Continue Reading]