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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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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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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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Burnt Out? Hit Refresh by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_4087" align="aligncenter" width="563"] Photo Cred: Black Enterprise online[/caption]   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,...

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bAw African Love Series Season 2: Culture vs Faith in Relationships (Episode 4)

Happy Wednesday!   I hope the month of March has been good to you so far. I must say on my end it’s been generally good with random incidences like wasps and spiders at my place (shivers). Nevertheless, I keep...

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Who’s Wedding Is It Anyway? by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_3326" align="aligncenter" width="335"] Photo Cred: Etsy online[/caption] This month, as many around the world celebrate the month of love, the question often arises as to how a b.a.w  (black African woman) can balance the competing cultures she finds herself in. ...

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Resentment: The Silent Killer (Part III) by Vee Nkambule

[caption id="attachment_2870" align="aligncenter" width="267"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption] Today is the final instalment of our three-part fictional series on Nosi, a young married woman struggling with the resentment she has developed after losing a baby and the love in her marriage....

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Resentment: The Silent Killer (Part I) by Vee Nkambule

[caption id="attachment_2763" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Photo Cred: Lesego Seoketsa[/caption] Today’s post is fictional but it certainly touches on issues that young black African women are facing even as Christians: Sex outside of marriage. Miscarriages. Merely existing in their marriages. Read on...

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It’s Complicated by Anonymous

[caption id="attachment_2694" align="aligncenter" width="391"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption]   Hi fam   The month of November has the world focused on activism against abuse and violence in our society. We at bAw chose to focus on this topic as well, but...

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Does Your Tribe Do This For You? by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_2664" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption]   Hi fam   This month, we have been focused on mental health and sisterhood – how our friendships form part of us cultivating a healthier mindset. Today’s post is by one of...

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