I’m Jai, a Ghanaian born truth seeker. I’m a student of Afraka and a lover of poet tree + the art of soulful muses. Strong minded with a sharp tongue + calm heart, I believe in having constructive discussion and practical action.
eauxjai is a collective that features plant-based recipes, musings, research based ramblings on the advancement and unification of all members of the Afrakan diaspora, as well as other writing samples such as poetry + short stories, curated by Afrakan-centered writers.
It seems that the pronunciation and meaning of eauxjai often is in question. Well, if you’ve ever wondered, today is your lucky day. eauxjai stands for “Oh, Jai”, pronounced as “Oh, Jay”. I know, no extravagant meaning.
eauxjai is a project and a pseudonym I’ve used for the past 3 years and a project that has returned after a brief hiatus. However, with life’s road blocks and other distractions, it’s long over due; we are again today.
I share first for myself, diving head first into the discomfort of vulnerability and heal through writing. Secondly, I share to connect with others, allow my words and their own to resonate with the people who read them and grow holistically, but with necessary challenge. Lastly, I hope to regain the memory of my ancestors and unborn and revive the truth we all know deep in our hearts. With acquired information, comes responsibility and obligation; if you know better, you do better.
One God, One Aim, One Destiny — Marcus Mosiah Garvey