Here’s to the Strong Humans, and the Weak and Sometime-sy Ones Too by Anonymous

As a #blackAfricanwoman it can often feel "unfair" for me to set boundaries in my relationships. Here's a young bAw's experience with doing just that & encouraging us to do it in our own unique way. #boundaries #wisdomwednesday #newblogpost

Of Men, Money & Manhood by Dr. Admiral Ncube

Dr. Admiral Ncube returns to share thoughts around the fact that "as long as there is an emphasis and expectation on men to provide financial security in a relationship, all forms of abuse will find expression." It is time that both men and women re-frame their understanding of financial security in a relationship and the roles of each sex in that relationship. #EndGBV #MenAndManhood #MoneyAndManhood #MoneyAndAbuse #IndepdendentWomen

Owning Your Ugly by Sonia Dube

As a devout Christian girl who was also the firstborn daughter in an African household, “doing what was right” was of paramount importance to me:   Speaking politely. Getting the good grades. Dressing a certain way. Not being found in…

Will I See a New Zimbabwe? by Sharleen Dube

Dear bAw Fam   We are in such interesting times in the history of our world – from battling a pandemic to uncovering the issues that have been ignored for centuries and decades in different parts of our world. Think…

bAw Motherhood in the ’80s: A Story of Trauma & Triumph by Caroline Dube

She was barely 2 years old when I saw something strange shining in my daughter’s left eye. I was heavily pregnant with our second child at the time, and my husband was away on a Rotary International Exchange Program. He…

Confronting the Other Devil: Misogyny in the Church by Dr. Admiral Ncube

Coming from a region where institutionalized racial segregation is a legacy of colonialism, I have no kind words for racism in whatever form. I consider the Black Lives Matter movement as an important and necessary moment in history where people…

The Blindspot: Owning my African Privilege in a Racialized America by Ehui Osei-Mensah

Before I moved to America, I was simply Ehui Nyatepe-Coo. Truthfully, other qualifiers preceded me thanks to my parents’ professional and social networks, the school I attended, and occasionally my academic achievements. I don’t remember ever being referred to by…

Freedom to Love: Steffi & Jesse’s Testimony

Hi bAw Fam   How are you holding up in this season? I hope it’s been mostly good considering the circumstances we find ourselves in with the coronavirus. My team and I have faced some really rough patches personally and…

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