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…

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 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…

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.…

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…

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