When I first came to the states about 20 years ago, there were very few Maa people in the country. It wasn’t until the early 2000’s that we began to see an increase in numbers and the idea of community organizing coming into play in the mid 2000’s with the formation of the Association of Maasai Abroad (AMAA). AMAA ran fairly successfully for a number years but was unfortunately unable to attract and keep members.
Little Bee is a gripping story about a teenage Nigerian refugee girl and an English magazine editor named Sarah. Their worlds collide in horror and from that point on, their lives are never the same again. As I read this book, i found myself;
– disturbed mostly