BACK OF THE BUS | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | SERIES #5

Piece by Tumi Onanuga Developing a coping mechanism becomes second nature to being a black woman, and being African-born, that's truly a whole other journey, so I’ll speak from what is seen before our name-tag, skin.  Comedic relief has been an escape for decades, dare I say, centuries amongst oppressed cultures, groups and individuals, so understand that … Continue reading BACK OF THE BUS | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | SERIES #5

BLACK: COLOUR OF CAPTIVITY? | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | SERIES #4

Piece by Alexander Taiwo Babatunde. To all our forefather who fought so intently for our liberty, I apologise because our shackles are way deeper than you thought. With every passing day it seems like you fought and died for nothing, For freedom is a lie we tell ourselves just so we can keep on living, … Continue reading BLACK: COLOUR OF CAPTIVITY? | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | SERIES #4

BROWN SKIN GIRL | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | SERIES #3

Article by Foyinsolami Asiyanbi Brown skin girlThe best thing in the worldNever trade you for anybody else. A hit song that is unapologetically about being a black woman brought to the forefront, the internal conflict going on between black women. Now, black women can be divided into two camps- the dark skinned woman and the … Continue reading BROWN SKIN GIRL | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | SERIES #3

IGNORANCE IS BLISS | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | SERIES #2

Article by Glory Ayara It is often assumed that being black inherently indicates ignorance, an unwillingness to acquire knowledge. A popular saying, one I heard quite often when growing up was: “if you want to hide from an African hide it in a book”. Truthfully, this has led many Nigerians to associate illiteracy with everything … Continue reading IGNORANCE IS BLISS | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | SERIES #2