bAw African Love Series Season 2: Culture vs Faith in Relationships (Episode 4)

Happy Wednesday!   I hope the month of March has been good to you so far. I must say on my end it’s been generally good with random incidences like wasps and spiders at my place (shivers). Nevertheless, I keep reminding God that He promised that He’s my Husband while I’m single and needs to … Continue reading bAw African Love Series Season 2: Culture vs Faith in Relationships (Episode 4)

bAw African Love Series Season 2: Leroy & Georgia (Episode 3)

Morning fam!   How are you doing? No - really doing? It’s only the end of Feb but to me it feels like December already with rapid pace with which life is moving! I hope and pray you’re soaking up each moment as you go and trying your best to enjoy the 2019 God pre-ordained … Continue reading bAw African Love Series Season 2: Leroy & Georgia (Episode 3)

bAw African Love Series Season 2 : Sandile & Sabi (Episode 2)

Hi bAwses!   I hope you’re basking in the beauty of the “Month of Love” 😊 It’s my favourite month of the year – not just because it’s my birth month - but also because love emanates from God Himself and love builds up, encourages and revitalizes a person.   Last week we began Season … Continue reading bAw African Love Series Season 2 : Sandile & Sabi (Episode 2)

bAw African Love Series S2: Cain & Nomusa (Episode 1)

Hi Family!   Today’s post is short and sweet – more of an announcement really. As we briefly mentioned last week, today we are sharing the first video from Season 2 of our African Love Series!   Navigating the issue of love as African Christians is something that many of us grapple with as young … Continue reading bAw African Love Series S2: Cain & Nomusa (Episode 1)

Who’s Wedding Is It Anyway? by Larissa Subira

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.  We are fed many images of romance from the books and magazines we read; our favourite Shonda Rhimes shows; and the music we … Continue reading Who’s Wedding Is It Anyway? by Larissa Subira

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 begun her journey to healing yet she still felt empty and lost. Find out how … Continue reading Resentment: The Silent Killer (Part III) by Vee Nkambule

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

Today’s post is fictional but it certainly touches on issues that young black African women are facing even as Christians: Sex outside of marriage. Miscarriages. Merely existing in their marriages. Read on and catch a glimpse into the world of someone you may know but are not aware is dealing with issues that lead to … Continue reading Resentment: The Silent Killer (Part I) by Vee Nkambule

It’s Complicated by Anonymous

  Hi fam   The month of November has the world focused on activism against abuse and violence in our society. We at bAw chose to focus on this topic as well, but we chose to offer insights into it from the parties to abuse that are rarely ever heard from. One of those is … Continue reading It’s Complicated by Anonymous

Does Your Tribe Do This For You? by Larissa Subira

  Hi fam   This month, we have been focused on mental health and sisterhood – how our friendships form part of us cultivating a healthier mindset. Today’s post is by one of our bAw team members and she provides 6 important qualities of a good friend. Enjoy!     I don’t know about you … Continue reading Does Your Tribe Do This For You? by Larissa Subira

Loveless by Ashanda McCants

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 minds, our DNA, our relationships, and our identity. It has also had an adverse impact on our familial relationships.   Today’s post is by … Continue reading Loveless by Ashanda McCants