Monthly Archives: January 2010

If you can talk, you can sing; If you can walk, you can dance.–Zimbabwean Proverb

When listening to Minyeshu, an Ethiopian singer, we do a lot of both.

Her style and energy is incredible…

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Reflecting on the past, looking forward to 2010…

On January 10th, 2009, Live Unchained was launched.  Since our birth, we…

smiled, laughed, made mistakes, networked, re-grouped, danced, wore bright colors, traveled, repeated mistakes, wrote poetry, video-chatted, got our hopes up, proof-read, got angry, sold a t-shirt, read a lot, made time, received much love, learned about the Diaspora, strained our eyes, made ends meet, listened to Nina Simone all day everyday, turned off the television, tried to live green, cried, were silly, spent money, planned trips to Africa, educated, were professional, picked ourselves up and committed to living unchained.

In short, 2009 was great!—In a rich and challenging way….

Thank you to everyone who has supported us throughout the development of Live Unchained. It is still a work in progress and we love what this project is evolving into.

Below is a quick re-cap of what we did in 2009, what we want for 2010 and what we learned along the way.

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