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An African Solution to a Global Plague by Ehui Osei-Mensah

Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash Four months into the Covid-19 pandemic, global predictions of the disease’s impact on Africa persisted in grim forecasts of total catastrophe. A Yale School of Medicine study published in May 2020, explained that despite...

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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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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 Black...

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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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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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We Did That by Lerato Oguntoye

So I did something.   And everyone I tell that I did this thing, asks me how I did it.   Have you ever done something that you had no choice but to do, and when the results are successful,...

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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 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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