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“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...

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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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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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Guard The Avenues Of Your Soul by Nompumelelo Simango

[caption id="attachment_3277" align="aligncenter" width="429"] Photo Cred: Flickr online[/caption] When I began writing this post, it had a different angle. The year was new, I was doing well, my girlfriends were sharing their testimonies on how God has come through for...

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Motherhood On A Scale Of Light To Dark by Ehui Osei-Mensah

[caption id="attachment_2394" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption]   It was Zumba Tuesday and my daughter, JC, and I had just arrived home from the gym. I love that our neighborhood gym allows me to work hard on keeping my cellulite...

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Diary Of A Young Married Woman by Swazi

[caption id="attachment_2384" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption] “Congratulations on your engagement!” they said. “When is your wedding?” they asked. Bridal shower came, advice was given and then wedding day happened. We said our vows, in sickness and in health, for...

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Our Reality vs The Perceptions: Busting Myths About black African women

[caption id="attachment_2320" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo Cred: Natural Hairstyles Tumblr[/caption] Have you ever found yourself as a black African woman (bAw) seriously smh-ing because of the assumptions made about you just based on your gender and race, or both?   Maybe...

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