Have you ever found yourself as a black African woman (bAw) seriously smh-ing because of the assumptions made about you just based on your gender and race, or both? Maybe you’re tasked with putting together the best Hip Hop office party but you don’t even know one Hip Hop artist or what the genre … Continue reading Our Reality vs The Perceptions: Busting Myths About black African women
On behalf of happily single Black African Women everywhere: How many times have you heard it? Or a version of it anyway: “No man will marry a woman like that!” How about, “The way to man’s heart is through his stomach!” And of course the stamp of approval: “Now that’s wife material!” Is … Continue reading For Better Or Worse, I Choose Me by Sbongile Lugube
Hi bAwses (Yes, that's our awesome new name for our bAw tribe)! 😉 We just wanted to stop by quickly and say THANK YOU for all your support over the last year and a bit! We've been awarded the Top 15 Black Relationship Blogs award online by Feedspot! How awesome is that?! All … Continue reading Awarded Top 15 Black Relationship Blog!
Morning bAw Family! And Happy Friday to you! We just wanted to remind you of our events for the year. We only have 3 events this year because we want to give them our greatest attention so that they literally impact your life for the better. Not to mention that one of our principles at … Continue reading bAw 2018 Event Calendar
Why does the idea of women empowerment create such push-back in the church? At the risk of being disfellowshipped from certain Christian circles, I hesitate to admit it; but yes I am what one would consider a Christian who may align herself to certain feminist ideals. “What ideals are these?”, you may … Continue reading Why Is Feminism A Dirty Word In Christian Circles? by Larissa Subira
My running ‘learning journey’ started more than four years ago. I call it a learning journey because I have learnt and gained a lot from this hobby/experience. It was in 2014, as I was getting ready for a Victoria Falls 7.5km fun run, that I confidently declared that I would never join a running … Continue reading What Running Has Taught Me About Life by Sarah Nyengerai