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WARNING : What you’re about to read I had no control over I just lost it

After posting my previous post I decided to ‘hang around’, read other blogs and surf the web. 1,019 more words

Random Thoughts

A Happy Black Feminist Who Doesn't Hate Men, Occasionally Likes To Wear Make-Up, And Blogs For Social Change (A Review of We Should All Be Feminist by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)

I have never thought of Feminism or Feminist as bad or unpleasant words (and the same, actually, goes for the word Activist, even though my mother likes to say all of these word in the same tone she would spit out the phrase, “no you can not wear a  905 more words

Essays

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Thinks It's Bullsh*t That Young Women Have To Be ‘Likable' ~ Alanna Vagianos

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is here to remind young women that whoever likes you or doesn’t like you should have no effect on your self worth.  285 more words

Motivational

Sometimes The Fire Is Not Fire | Akwaeke Emezi

Sometimes The Fire Is Not Fire is a piece written by Akwaeke Emezi, which was selected and edited by Chimamanda Adichie for the Special literary Supplement. 2,057 more words

Aba

What I am listening to lately, Part 1

When I am not writing, I am learning. My down time between stories is necessary to fill up the stores and provides the fodder for my creativity. 378 more words

Just Because

15 Important Black Writers to Influence Johannesburg

South Africa has often been a place of conundrums; apartheid acts as a beginning and also an end. And literature which is often an art that connects the unsaid with the truth, acts like a mirror which reveals a society to itself. 2,015 more words

Portfolio C

These Little Curls of Mine

In starting to write this, my mind auditions various intros; the strongest contender: “Each month, I go through periods of intensely disliking humanity, & I’m not even talking about PMS… 418 more words

Prose