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The Game Of Excuses

1st July 2016 7
“How pitiful is an intelligence used only to make excuses to quieten the conscience”- Ignazio Silone,  Bread and Wine, 1936 I have been blessed to encounter so many people in 2016 that have changed my perspective on [...]

What I Have Learned About Sisterhood

2nd February 2016 0
Article by Fatoumanta B. Diallo When I looked up the word “Sisterhood”, I came across the following definition “an association, society, or community of women linked by a common interest, religion, or trade.” I found the [...]

Try Victory Parties!

14th November 2016 2
The monthly curtains opens revealing November and, if you are like me, panic hits at the thought of the year coming to a close. I rummaged through my diary to look up goals I had set [...]

What’s Identity Got To Do With It?

5th April 2016 0
By Divine Muragijimana About a month ago, I was browsing the net and found an article by a Nigerian (or for the sake of correct identification, a Nigerian-American) on why Africans in America should start [...]

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30 Sudanese Women You Should Know

15th June 2016 42

For centuries Sudanese women have been pushing the boundaries of the patriarchal society, excelling in fields almost always dominated by men despite the difficulties they face. We searched for the women making an impact today both nationally and […]

Open Letter to Miss Rwanda Organizers

3rd March 2015 19

Dear Organizers, As any other social media addict, I was privy to the infamous video that came out of last year’s Miss Rwanda pageant. I am going to spare you the details of the video […]

Excuse My African

20th April 2017 19

I never had any issues with my being African, until I started living in the United States of America.  That was when I realized that my kind of “African” is different. I’m not talking about […]