Sada Malumfashi is a writer and cultural curator from Nigeria. His fiction has appeared in Lolwe, Bakwa Magazine, Transition Magazine and New Orleans Review. He curates the Hausa International Book and Arts Festival (HIBAF), a crisscross festival of arts and language by and for African creatives in an indigenous language.
A Reimagination of the Bimbia Slave PortBy Sada Malumfashi
I imagine a slave port to be a port: A harbor where ships load and unload humans, connected to a coast, to a river, to a large body of water. But this wobbly bus drives upward not to a seaport, but up and up a hill, with our bodies rocking.