While we totally fit the 'awkward goofy black girl vibe', we love a good read too.

Have a look and dig into what we've gathered over the years.



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

In less than 72 hours I have done the most amount of boundary work in my life. The story starts in 2015 (5 years ago) when I read Dr Henry Cloud and Dr John Townsend’s book, “Boundaries”. At the time,...

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Of Men, Money & Manhood by Dr. Admiral Ncube

Money is notoriously contentious yet necessary! But for a man, the expectation and the pressure to be the provider is overwhelming. The concept of financial security being inextricably tied to manhood adds on to the pressure to be a financially...

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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...

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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...

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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 of colour...

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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...

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Owning Your Empathy by Sonia Dee

Hi Fam   I hope you’re still keeping well, safe and sane in this season amidst the pain riddling our world at present.   In a season where the news, social media, and timelines of friends and family are filled...

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Freedom to Love: Steffi & Jesse’s Testimony

Steffi & Jesse 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...

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Freedom in Crisis: A YouTube Conversation

  Hello bAwses!   It’s been a minute since we dropped a blog post! We’ll get into that some more at the end of this post.   Unless you’re living somewhere truly remote, you are probably experiencing and feeling the...

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

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....

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