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Role Reversal

Calisto Mudzingwa


The main goal is to depict the challenges that Africans in the diaspora face, particularly when women go out to work and men stay at home with the kids. In Africa, taking care of the kids and doing household chores is for women. However, in the diaspora, man find themselves in this position, much to the delight of African women. My short story highlights these problems by looking at a typical day in America for a particular family.

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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