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Mental Health Awareness Month: A Love Story of Pain, Purpose and Faith by Babalwa Nkente

[caption id="attachment_4327" align="aligncenter" width="5760"] Photo by Nick Owuor (astro.nic.visuals) on Unsplash[/caption]   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...

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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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The Struggle of Feeling Left Behind: A YouTube Live Conversation

  It's 2 years later and this post is so bittersweet... I shared my struggle of feeling left behind by my peers in terms of my career, finances and love life. Fast forward to 2019 and the feeling is not...

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What Anchors You? by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_3791" align="aligncenter" width="457"] Photo Cred: Thoughtful Tattoos online[/caption] May is a month of celebration on the continent of Africa. “Why?”, you may ask. Well on the 25th of May 1963 the Organization of African Unity, now the African Union,...

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In Conversation with Thuli Zulu by Larissa Subira

Hey lady!   Happy Wednesday and welcome to a brand new month! We have entered the second quarter of the year and I hope you’ve managed to press the refresh button in preparation for what is essentially a new chapter....

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Be Open: A Breakfast Conversation

[caption id="attachment_3550" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Afrodisiac Worldwide Tumblr[/caption]   Morning Lady   And Happy New Month

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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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What You Can Look Forward To At bAw In 2019

  [caption id="attachment_3159" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: I am a mess online[/caption]   Hey fam   Happy New Year to those I haven’t yet wished! I know we’re well into the first month and the year may not feel as...

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Loveless by Ashanda McCants

[caption id="attachment_2654" align="aligncenter" width="363"] Photo Cred: La Bon Voyeur[/caption] Slavery was one of the cruellest systems created by mankind and one that continues to negatively impact us as black people whether or not we acknowledge it. It has altered our...

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