Trigger warning: fictional short story about abuse and abortion. Here’s what happened in Part 2. “Beware of the boogeyman, little darling. The boogeyman lurks around in the dark like a hungry lion hunting for prey. The boogeyman remains concealed in black, pouncing on you when you least expect it”, I was told as a little […]Read more "Escaping a Toxic “Love” Relationship"
Trigger warning: fictional short story about abuse and abortion Here’s what happened in Part 1. You know, I didn’t realize how bad things had become between us until our eyes locked when you stepped out of the abortion clinic and I was there by the entrance, picketing with pro-life supporters and hurling insults at everyone […]Read more "Why You Decided to Not Have My Child"
Hot new music is springing up from all across Africa, and the newest addition to the list of great artists is Adelani. The Nigerian native, who was born in London and currently resides in South Africa, is set to release his debut single titled “The Crown: The Autobiography” on March 24. The track is Adelani’s […]Read more "ADELANI – THE CROWN: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY"
Trigger warning: fictional short story about abuse and abortion. We were having a heated argument about the number of times we were being intimate. I didn’t want to sleep with him anymore because I was slowly backing out of the relationship. I was tired of all of the cheating, abuse and disrespect, and I had […]Read more "Why I Decided to Not Have Your Child"
Very little is said about my queen, Makeda, whom I served faithfully throughout her reign. The world seems offended by a woman in power, and will do anything to subjugate knowledge of such. Women in Sheba were only as good as the identity and significance bestowed upon them by their fathers, brothers and the patriarchal […]Read more "MAKEDA, QUEEN OF SHEBA"
Today I met the great Mansa Musa, riding on his camel with a great procession all around him, leading the way to the Holy City of Mecca. Oh what wondrous things the great emperor has done! All will know of his majesty for all time. Do you know the great Mansa Musa? He is the […]Read more "MEETING MANSA MUSA, EMPEROR OF MALI"
One of the biggest milestones you’ll achieve as a young adult is getting your first apartment. Not only is it a mark of becoming an adult, but it shows that you’re independent and ready to take care of yourself. Here are 25 things you’ll learn about living on your own by 25: Firstly, finding an […]Read more "25 THINGS YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT LIVING ON YOUR OWN BY 25"