The Blindspot: Owning my African Privilege in a Racialized America by Ehui Osei-Mensah

Before I moved to America, I was simply Ehui Nyatepe-Coo. Truthfully, other qualifiers preceded me thanks to my parents’ professional and social networks, the school I attended, and occasionally my academic achievements. I don’t remember ever being referred to by…

Freedom to Love: Steffi & Jesse’s Testimony

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 patches personally and…

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

  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 predicament. This makes me excited about the future…

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…

Deconstructing Patriarchal Theology by Pastor Mente

  Manhood has been a subject of discussion in recent times.  With the emergence of Feminism, boys or men have become even more conscious about what being a man means.   I remember growing up, young and ignorant, masculinity boiled…

The Black Panther Aftermath: A Reflection of Our Shared Truth by Lerato Oguntoye

A few of months ago I was on Twitter and saw a tweet of a group of Black ladies, based in the United States, wearing African inspired attire with the caption, “Wakanda Forever”. Another tweeter had retweeted that tweet with…

Cyclone Idai – Here’s How We Can Help

Hey Fam   And Happy Wednesday once again!   How’s your week been lady? I hope it hasn’t been all that bad. Mine has been crazy busy! Ever had a day where you literally wish you could be Joshua and…

What You Can Look Forward To At bAw In 2019

    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 new, but it’s never too late to wish the best for…

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

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.   In our last post, she had…

%d bloggers like this: