Category: Inspiration

  • March 4, 2019

Ain’t I a woman? [COLLAGE SERIES]

By EDÖLIA STROUD Black women are a party to two marginalized groups—WOMEN and BLACK people—which have both been historically deemed inferior. More specifically, black women have often been conceptualized and labeled far more negatively than white women. These stereotypes have culminated in the dehumanization of black women. The black woman’s appeal is betrayed by negative…

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  • March 31, 2018

WHERE IS IT ILLEGAL TO BE GAY IN AFRICA?

BY CONOR GAFFEY  Across much of Africa, gay people face discrimination, persecution, and potentially even death. The East African country of Tanzania has been cracking down on expressions of homosexuality recently. The home affairs minister has threatened to shut down NGOs promoting gay rights, while even the president has weighed in, stating somewhat bizarrely that “even cows…

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  • January 31, 2017

“Hidden Figures”when they see a black woman all they think about is “ohhh how is she in bed” or “ohh can she dance , sing” and the list goes on and on but never categorises us as a business or intelligent women.

Aish today I just watched one of the best films after watching many boring ones. I grew up with the thought that being a black girl is being in a fight, but I don’t regret one second having the colour skin that I have. In my crazy lifetime after finishing my A levels, I traveled…

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