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Cinderella

Did you know that the oldest recorded variation of the Cinderella fairy tale was set in ancient Egypt?

According to a brief account by the Greek historian Strabo, an Egyptian courtesan named Rhodopis had one of her sandals carried off by an eagle, which then dropped it in the Pharaoh’s lap. 84 more words

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Tshepang Pooe on Black Excellence

Q: How would you define black excellence?

A: When I think of excellence, I don’t think of black, or white or any other. Excellence is excellence. 740 more words

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Wet Hair

I drew these two as an exercise in portraying dripping wet hair of different textures. The chick on the left is ancient Egyptian and the one on the right is from the Maya civilization of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.

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Take it back

Women always get called names when it comes to love and sexuality. They are labeled the worst. However, who stated that a ‘hoe’ is a derogatory term? 326 more words

Lesedi Amantle on Black Excellence

Q: How would you define black excellence?
A: Black Excellence is defined as being proud or displaying self love despite the pressure and discrimination that society gives to us. 571 more words

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Dineo Maleho on Black Excellence

Q: How would you define black excellence?

A: I would define black excellence as people of colour taking initiative to determine their future no matter what they define as success. 659 more words

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On Love - What It Is, What It Isn't

It’s not love if you have to beg it to stay,

Or if you only feel it on monthend Friday,

Or if it makes you feel like you are both too much… 133 more words