24 by 24: Required Reading for the Young, Gifted & Black

Afrika Owes is a Fulbright Alumna, passionate about social justice and empowering the black community. For her birthday last week she decided to bless the world with the launch of her blog Afrika Knowes. Check out her first post below to hear her story and replenish your reading lists for the new year or reminisce on … More 24 by 24: Required Reading for the Young, Gifted & Black

Echoes of Anita: The Impact of her Voice 25 Years Later

Think back to 1992, the Year of the Woman, Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas. Now turn on the news, any channel. We all know that history repeats itself, but how many times in one year? This year has truly been a year of repetitive history intensified and spiraling out of control. It also goes to show … More Echoes of Anita: The Impact of her Voice 25 Years Later

“English And What?”

Me: Sawubona? South African: Yebo, Unjani? Me: Ngiyapila, nam… South African: Ngiyapila *Insert follow up question* Me: I’m sorry, I don’t know much Zulu South African: So what language do you speak? Me: English South African: English and what? Me: Just English South African: *Insert all types of looks of confusion* What do you mean? … More “English And What?”