Tom Mboya statue outside the National Archives in Nairobi. He’s the one who worked with JFK for Kenyan students, like Wangari Maathai to study in the USA.
Mosque in Nairobi. The men asked where I was from, and I said the USA, at which point they said, “Oh, Obama! Yay!” When they asked which state, I said Texas, and they said, “Oh, that’s actually more George Bush, isn’t it?” Would someone on the street in DC be able to say which province in Kenya was for Kenyatta and which was for Odinga?