My African Hair, My African Soul

By Winnie Kyomuhendo “I am not my hair I am not this skin I am a soul that lives within” India Arie A woman’s hair has often been described as her crown, a symbol of her identity and sometimes a window into her personality. If you wear your hair pony-tailed without a single strand out […]

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Teakisi Woman: Ngozi Ossai

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 08, 2019
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It’s believed women spend countless numbers of hours researching their shampoo, conditioner, weaves, extensions, and hair care products. In 2015, the global hair care market was valued at US$81.3 billion, while Mintel valued the US market to be more than $2.5 billion. And last year, here in the UK, the market was valued at an […]

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Don’t Laugh At My Shaved Head! – Part One

By Diana Awino The year was 2012. A youthful Diana, fresh from graduation, packed her bags and was on the next bus to Northern Uganda to practice the career that she had taken slightly over two decades to build.  Northern Uganda, though in recovery, still exhibited ghosts of the 20-year long Lord Resistance Army war. Poverty […]

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A Love Letter To The African Woman

Am sharing a letter written by a blogger I like and appreciate on Xanga called DearRicky. He shared this letter in 2010 for all black woman to recognise and appreciate their uniqueness. The features of a black woman that are to be appreciated by everyone including the woman herself. Hope you enjoy reading it like I […]

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The Return of The ‘Fro

By Attiya Karodia The Afro has been worn by people whose crafts demanded an assurance of self, a Freedom of artistic ability and a confidence in who they were, which is why the Afro Hall of Fame is a bar raised high by; The Jackson Five Diana Ross Jimi Hendrix Let’s go back to when […]

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