Mental Health Awareness Month: How God Released Me From Negative Strongholds by Sonia Dee

  Hi fam!   Welcome back to the blog. Thank you for always taking the time to come over and share in the journeys of black African women (bAw) seeking to see themselves right – through the eyes of Christ.   We’re still in #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth and so I thought I would share my testimony in … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: How God Released Me From Negative Strongholds by Sonia Dee

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Love Story of Pain, Purpose and Faith by Babalwa Nkente

  When I sit and think about the mental health landscape in South Africa, I am somewhat impressed with where we are as a country in becoming more aware of this growing predicament. This makes me excited about the future and the change yet still to take place in disseminating the stigma that surrounds mental … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: A Love Story of Pain, Purpose and Faith by Babalwa Nkente

“Ebenezer: Thus Far the Lord Has Led Us” – An Interactive Session with the bAw Team this Friday!

Hey sis!   It’s been a whole minute – we know! 2019 keeps showing us flames, and we miss engaging you as frequently on this platform but we want you to know that we’re still here and still in your corner!   We just wanted to stop by quickly and invite you to join us … Continue reading “Ebenezer: Thus Far the Lord Has Led Us” – An Interactive Session with the bAw Team this Friday!

Burnt Out? Hit Refresh by Larissa Subira

  So apparently, we're in month 6 of the year. Is it just me or does each month feel more intense than the last? Or the feeling that time is flying, and you can't quite get a grip of all that's happening around you. Or just a general out of control feeling? Even when you … Continue reading Burnt Out? Hit Refresh by Larissa Subira

The Struggle of Feeling Left Behind: A YouTube Live Conversation

  It's 2 years later and this post is so bittersweet... I shared my struggle of feeling left behind by my peers in terms of my career, finances and love life. Fast forward to 2019 and the feeling is not so much there any longer and there have been more lessons learnt.   I had … Continue reading The Struggle of Feeling Left Behind: A YouTube Live Conversation

Deconstructing Patriarchal Theology by Pastor Mente

  Manhood has been a subject of discussion in recent times.  With the emergence of Feminism, boys or men have become even more conscious about what being a man means.   I remember growing up, young and ignorant, masculinity boiled down to sexuality and there was no debate about it. I later learnt that for … Continue reading Deconstructing Patriarchal Theology by Pastor Mente

The Black Panther Aftermath: A Reflection of Our Shared Truth by Lerato Oguntoye

A few of months ago I was on Twitter and saw a tweet of a group of Black ladies, based in the United States, wearing African inspired attire with the caption, “Wakanda Forever”. Another tweeter had retweeted that tweet with the caption, “You had 54 REAL African countries to choose from”.   I totally identified … Continue reading The Black Panther Aftermath: A Reflection of Our Shared Truth by Lerato Oguntoye

What Anchors You? by Larissa Subira

May is a month of celebration on the continent of Africa. “Why?”, you may ask. Well on the 25th of May 1963 the Organization of African Unity, now the African Union, was formed. The aim behind the founding of this organization was to enforce and encourage the unity of the continent and for the political … Continue reading What Anchors You? by Larissa Subira

In Relationship With My Natural Hair: A High Tea Event

Good morning!   Welcome to the middle of a very short week! I’m so thrilled that it’s about to be a looong weekend on this side of the world.   Before we get into the festivities of Easter, I thought I’d drop you a quick note around our upcoming Natural Hair Event and why you … Continue reading In Relationship With My Natural Hair: A High Tea Event

In Conversation with Thuli Zulu by Larissa Subira

Hey lady!   Happy Wednesday and welcome to a brand new month! We have entered the second quarter of the year and I hope you’ve managed to press the refresh button in preparation for what is essentially a new chapter.   Larissa had the opportunity and honour to sit with Ms Thuli Zulu, a woman … Continue reading In Conversation with Thuli Zulu by Larissa Subira