Awkwardly Stepping Into Corporate South Africa.

Landing a job at one of the top 4 accounting firms is naturally considered a blessing for women of colour. Not only because it’s a rare opportunity, but also because of the pride it brings to families back at home, seizing every opportunity to bring up their children’s achievement in almost every conversation.   So…

The Blesser Vs. Women Empowerment

I patiently ran through a group of young African ladies from  different backgrounds and different ages and asked the following burning question: Do you think having a blesser compromises the principles embedded in woman empowerment? You see, the thing with our community is that we put people in boxes and begin to classify  them in…

The Image of the Feminist woman..distorted

This time 2 years ago, I would nonchalantly be calling myself an unashamed feminist.  Simply because I believed in the beauty of a world where women were free to become whomever they pleased to be and were recognized for their hardwork, outside of their stereotypes. But as time passed, calling myself a feminist began to…

The Rise Of The Gram..

illustrating the impact of social media on the modern black woman would require the unpacking of the chronological phases and changes we have grown through.. From being a Single mother of 6 kids-cooking and cleaning in the house of another woman in the hopes of giving your own children a better future to help them…

Being Attractive To The Modern Black Man

Staring confusedly into the mirror, I wearily look at my all too simple short hair and decide whether to do my eyebrows or not.. (This eyebrows thing has become a big thing lately) I think of all the ideas the modern black woman needs to adhere to, to be attractive to the modern black man..it…

Natural Hair

Having natural hair can be such a stressful affair. I recently had to cut mine to start a fresh.. But when you watch your Afro grow into a beauty you never imagined it to be.. It all becomes worth the effort. Here are some natural hair fun facts 1. My friend keeps singing this song…

Calling Her Beautiful

Being disingenuous/insincere is an art many of us have mastered without being totally aware. Saying or doing something, just for the sake of it, has somewhat become an annoying norm. Insincerity has a way of creeping into our everyday conversations when people say something or do something just for the sake of doing it. When black women remind society…