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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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How You Can Prepare For Your 2018 Part 1: Reflection

[caption id="attachment_2028" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo Cred: Berveley Shiller Tumblr[/caption]   Hi bAw family!   The New Year is LITERALLY around the corner. Can you believe it??! I feel like I blinked and 11 months swooshed by. It’s crazy how life...

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Our Perfect Expectations Of Love

[caption id="attachment_1988" align="alignnone" width="564"] Photo Cred: Munaluchibride[/caption]   There is no such thing as a guy who is “ready for marriage”.   Well, this is the conclusion I have come to based on endless hours of reading up on relationships and...

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Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango

[caption id="attachment_1859" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Bloglovin' Online[/caption]   Imagine driving down a quiet suburb, with beautiful scenery, on a Sunday afternoon and then suddenly you are confronted by a couple of assailants; they smash your window, demand that you...

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The Hardest Thing About Being A Single Christian Woman

[caption id="attachment_1728" align="alignnone" width="426"] Photo Cred: Space For Inspiration[/caption] For whatever reason, God has seen it fit that I bear the cross of singleness in my life. And over the more recent years, I have been fortunate to see the...

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Guest Post: How Going Natural Was A Journey Of Love by Paloma Ka-David Ncoco

  [caption id="attachment_1643" align="alignnone" width="564"] Photo Cred: Ana Rosa Tumblr[/caption]   Are you confident? Headstrong? Did you believe "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me?" So was I till the day I decided to...

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Your Mess Is A Message

[caption id="attachment_1596" align="alignnone" width="427"] Photo Cred: lukass1094.deviantart[/caption] I spoke recently at a week of prayer targeted at young women and shared about purpose. God placed it on my heart to share about how there are many people (not just women) who...

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Women’s Day Post: In Conversation with Tsitsi Dangarembga

[caption id="attachment_1460" align="alignnone" width="470"] Tsitsi Dangarembga Filmaker / Playwright / Poet / Activist Photo Cred: Davina Jogi[/caption]     This Women's Month, my team and I really wanted to celebrate black African women (bAw) each day on our social media...

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