Announcing ‘Teakisi Woman Talk’ – 2019 Speakers!

I am so thrilled to announce Teakisi’s first ever Teakisi Woman Talk speaker line-up. But first things first, what is Teakisi Woman Talk? It’s a talk session that will centre and celebrate the culture, heritage of Africa, Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) communities, and people of African descent. It’s our hope that this becomes an […]

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Black Is A Colour

By Amandla Karungi Tick the box which applies to you. For statistical purposes only. White Black Coloured OTHER I take a few minutes to consider, glance at my skin and decide that it would be less confusing to the application receiver if I stick to the colour code assigned to my race. I wonder what […]

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Celebrating Black Queens

By Vivienne Amijee Do good and the universe will return you the favour in due time. For a long time, black women, especially those in Africa, have been known to only bear children and tend to their homes; this has gradually changed over the decades. We have been able to lead in school/academics, work and other […]

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Colorism: The Light Skin Paradox

Article by Fatoumanta B. Diallo I recently watched some excerpts from “Light Girls”, a documentary on the Oprah Winfrey Network about the colorism that exists among African-Americans in the United States. This time, though, it was presented from the perspective of light skinned women and girls who face criticism and discrimination from members of the Black […]

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