Guest Post: The Ladder of Success for the Black African Woman Seems to be Dismissed by Submission by Bulelwa Mpinda

Photo Cred: Cierra Cotton There are dreams that have been parked all in the name of submission. We have heard it several times that as a woman, more so a black African woman (bAw), you are restricted to think or dream in a certain manner because we have to make space for our men to … Continue reading Guest Post: The Ladder of Success for the Black African Woman Seems to be Dismissed by Submission by Bulelwa Mpinda

Why I Decided To Go Natural

Photo Cred: Pinterest   I’m someone who delights in beautifully kept and styled hair on women. There is something captivating about a woman who takes good care of her hair and nurtures it. When a hairstyle has grown old it tends to easily appear tacky and can affect the entire image of the woman regardless … Continue reading Why I Decided To Go Natural

Guest Post: Kim’s Naked Selfie by Sikhonzile Ndlovu

Photo Cred: Jeyjoo Online   This International Women’s Day (IWD) I am still reeling in shock following Kim Kardashian’s nude selfie. Not that I am totally surprised because it's become a regular thing with her. But happening around the occasion of IWD, I  can't help but wonder what ideals Kim is putting forward. For centuries, … Continue reading Guest Post: Kim’s Naked Selfie by Sikhonzile Ndlovu

The bAw Turns 30

Photo Cred: Behance Online   For a few months before my birthday this year, I had this dreaded feeling that I was getting older and what did I really have to show for the 29 years I’d walked this earth? I mean, living in this social-media-crazed-world, I’ve found myself comparing my life with others – … Continue reading The bAw Turns 30

Guest Post: Marooned by Rumbi Kanyangarara

Photo Cred: 500px.com We met at the port. Because we barely knew each other, he suggested we take an inexpensive wooden raft, while others boarded fancy boats and massive cruise ships. But hey, why complain? I was finally leaving the port after a very long wait! We had no destination in mind. We were just … Continue reading Guest Post: Marooned by Rumbi Kanyangarara

The Story Behind black African woman

The new black African woman logo by Tique Design   In March of this year, I finally took a bold step to do something God had been prompting me to do for a while but that I’d been afraid to for over a year. I decided to start my blog and Facebook Ministry under the … Continue reading The Story Behind black African woman

I Was Jealous of My Married Friends

Photo Cred: Psychology Today I have been single for about 7 years now. In that time I have been fellowshipping at the same Church. This means that I have been part of the youth group at my church for about 6-and-a-half years and have made many acquaintances and friends, especially because I’m a very sociable … Continue reading I Was Jealous of My Married Friends

Why Life Needs To Be Boring

Photo Cred: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation QBank Review I’ve recently been frustrated with my life and have felt like I’m not adding anything to this world or being as purposeful as I should be. I have felt highly inadequate and as though I’m missing something that everybody else has caught onto and I’m failing in the … Continue reading Why Life Needs To Be Boring

Guest Post: I Am a Christian and I Am a Womanist, Do You Mind? by Euphony Paballo Kgadima

In the 21st century, or rather the information age, we still find women especially black women being marginalized and ostracized - by virtue of being black and woman. I have gravitated more towards womanism than feminism - I just felt that as a black woman I face the double edged sword in both the world … Continue reading Guest Post: I Am a Christian and I Am a Womanist, Do You Mind? by Euphony Paballo Kgadima