I always have to repeat my name ten times to white people. Then I have to spell out another 10x.
I remember in school new teachers would be calling out the register and then fall silent on my name!
I mean how hard is it to pronounce:
Do white people mess up your names?
We all know Somalis influenced the people around them since the start of time. But did you know how much of an influence we had on our Yemeni neighbors? They won't speak about this because they want to steal our food to make money off it. Go to any Yemeni restaurant and see for yourself. Here...
So I know you are wondering , why Jodeci? Why not name our daughters some exotic names. Well here is an example, do you know the City of Berlin somehow became a Somali name. What important event happened in Berlin in the past?
So that event that destroyed Africa is being...
It's really hard keeping a track of so many similar named people, especially distant cousins. I have to have a notebook for my father's side of the family alone. We should just have proper surnames instead of the patrynomic surnames we have now.