When Nike says, just do it, that's a message of empowerment. Why aren't the rest of us speaking to young people in a voice of inspiration?
The truly powerful feed ideology to the masses like fast food while they dine on the most rarified delicacy of all: impunity.
We are looking to brands for poetry and for spirituality, because we're not getting those things from our communities or from each other.
Africa is poor because its investors and its creditors are unspeakably rich.
Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn't filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear.