“And Still I Rise” By Dr Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou born Marguerite Annie Johnson ; (April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an African-American author, poet, dancer, actress and singer. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with…

Aishatu Ella-John : Rape and the Law, Separating Facts From Myths in Nigeria

There is a lot of information on the cyber space on rape and the legal impediments of rape; some right some wrong. This article aims to separate the facts from fiction and also to provide some guide for rape survivors…

A Visit to Kew Gardens, London

Kew Gardens London is a botanical garden in South West London that houses the largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world. founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at kew Park in Middlesex, England, its living…

Flâner. black french culture, “bande de filles,” afrofuturism, fatou, sisterhood & more

Flâner is a short film by Cecile Emeke. Flaner is about exploring, highlighting and connecting stories of  young black women in Paris, France. Cecile found that the best way to approach such a huge and generalised topic  was to be as…

“The Pearl of Africa” Transgender Life Stories in Uganda

Uganda officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. it is bordered to the East by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the West by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the South…

Am I not a Mother? Zimbabwean Women’s Experience of PostNatal Depression

Postnatal depression is a type of depression some women experience after having a baby. It can develop within the first six weeks of giving birth, but is often not apparent until around six months. depression is more common than many…

In Nero: Black Girls in Rome, Portraits and Narratives

What’s it like to be a Black Girl in Rome? In Nero: Black Girls in Rome is a curated series created by Dr Tamara Piizzoli. The project is about highlighting and celebrating women in their stories who are black in…

“Growing Up Albino” The Yvonne Edozien Story

Albinism affects the production of melanin, the pigment that colours skin, hair and eyes. People with albinism have a reduced amount of melanin or no melanin at all, which can cause characteristic signs and symptoms often obvious from birth. Depending…

Chris Eubank’s Recital of Rudyard Kipling’s poem ‘If’

Chris Eubank is a British retired boxer who held world titles at middleweight and super middleweight. He was a world champion for over five years, undefeated in his first ten years as a professional, and remained undefeated at middleweight. During…

The Importance Of Following Your Heart and Intuition

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma,…


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