It Is a Man’s World

Last month, our newsfeed was flooded with stories of rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein.  The actress Alyssa Milano took to twitter using the hashtag ‘MeToo’, encouraging women to share their stories of sexual abuse and harassment. Astounded by the number of women who were sharing and appalled at how horrible our world is, I realized […]

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Spreading Love And Flowers To My Sisters

It is 2:00 am and I am wide awake. I put on my unkempt hair in a messy bun, switch on the lamp, take my writing book, and start scribbling. I can hear the grandfather’s clock ticking and I know that I am the only awake nocturnal being in a household full of sleepy heads. I started writing […]

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A letter to Baba Opembe

  • by Teakisi
  • Sep 13, 2017
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Dear Baba Opembe, I have wanted for so long to write to you a letter. To tell you how my new home is not home without you. But is home anything so physical? I think home is where you are. When you are with me, I feel at home and I am more true to […]

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Dear John

I miss you every single day. I see you in every stranger that I meet. I feel you in every song, the lyrics remind me of our conversations. Sometimes I stop at your scent, with hopes of seeing you. There are days when it’s easier, and those days I tell myself that you are better […]

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I Love You

I love you. I love you because you are me. I love you because there will never be another you and you are amazing as you are. I love you, each part of you. As you find yourself outside the bra, I think you are fine, really fine. Just learn to stick a little bit […]

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The Gift Of Family

By Racheal Kiiza “We don’t choose our family” is a popular saying that I have heard used in church. I thought pastors used it to comfort those who felt their families brought out the worst in them, or had hurt them so badly that there couldn’t possibly be a restoration plan. Those we love hurt […]

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Suicide Is Not The Way Out, Seek Help!

By Josephine Amoako The fast-paced advancement of technology and amazing feature updates on various social media platforms today are helping individuals and organizations communicate more effectively with their target audiences. Facebook Live, Instagram Stories, Periscope, Snapchat, WhatsApp and several others are going all out to remove any sense of distance we might feel from others. […]

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Let Girls BE Girls

By Noella Muhamiriza It’s Thursday morning in Northern California, “NorthCal” as we like to call it here; just the thought of having a day off from school and work has me dancing around my small apartment. I’m getting ready to go out and I put on my new killer jacket; it’s a vintage, it’s unique, it gets […]

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