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What’s Identity Got To Do With It?

5th April 2016 1
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 [...]

A Woman And Her Finances

1st August 2013 4
In most African cultures, it has been the norm within the home for the man of the house to be in charge of the family’s finances. The man is usually seen as the one who [...]

The Beauty Of Your Scars

8th May 2013 8
More often than we would care to admit, we women are bullied into feeling shame when our spouses cheat on us or abuse us. We are forced to carry the burden and guilt of being [...]

Taking Up Space

29th March 2018 0
By Dorothy Michieka.   The Struggle. As soon as he walked into the room, I knew. He had been with her. I was not angry. He said he would look for her. He’d told me [...]

23 Things I’ve Learned In 23 Years

10th October 2016 2
By Ifedayo Ward As I turn 23 (Happy birthday to me!), I’d like to share 23 tips and pieces of advice that have kept me going and growing strong. Feel free to pick out one or [...]

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30 Sudanese Women You Should Know

15th June 2016 44

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 […]

Excuse My African

20th April 2017 20

By Stella Demasus 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 […]

Open Letter to Miss Rwanda Organizers

3rd March 2015 19

By Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron 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 […]