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For Better Or Worse, I Choose Me by Sbongile Lugube

[caption id="attachment_2314" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Photo Cred: Make Up For Black Women online[/caption] On behalf of happily single Black African Women everywhere:   How many times have you heard it? Or a version of it anyway: “No man will marry a...

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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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You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_1894" align="alignnone" width="499"] Photo Cred: Inspiration DE Online[/caption]   Growing up, I had no real concept of what depression or any kind of mental disorder was. I began having some understanding when I started to have panic attacks when...

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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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17 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Turned 21

[caption id="attachment_1513" align="alignnone" width="534"] Photo Cred: Boho Weddings Online[/caption]   Towards the end of last year, my aunt asked me to help her put together some advice/words of encouragement for a young lady who was turning 21 years old. She...

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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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Guest Post: The Joys Of Being A Single Woman In The Church Community by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_1119" align="aligncenter" width="426"] Photo Cred: Kobaken[/caption] Oh the journey of being a single woman in the church community, where does one begin?  Let’s just say I’m an old hand at this game, and the journey of a single woman...

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Guest Post: “Speak Your Mind… Except To Me” by Rumbidzayi Dube

Source: Shutterstock Online I am my father’s daughter. Opinionated. Headstrong. Vocal. I speak my mind. A reflection of our patriarch. Qualities that my father himself has admired in me yet struggled to embrace since I was a child. I’ve had...

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5 Reasons Every Young Woman Needs a Female Mentor

[gallery ids="765,766,767,768,769,770,771" type="rectangular"] The amazing women who have poured into my life. Thank you! Happy New Year family! I hope you had a lovely break and that your 2017 has got off to a good start so far. I’m pretty...

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Guest Post: Busted! Caught Red-Handed by Sithabile Sibanda

Photo Cred: MTG Focus   “She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.” – Proverbs 3:15 Do you know your value? Are you aware of what you are...

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