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Mama Africa Issue
4 years ago

Mama Africa Issue

The cover of the Mama Africa issue represents the beauty, poise and strength of the African woman. This issue explores the Evolution of the African Woman through articles, …
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From Pre-Med to Fashion Design: The Courage to Follow Our Dreams
4 years ago

From Pre-Med to Fashion Design: The Courage to Follow Our Dreams

At times following our passions can be difficult when we are raised in African households and we succumb to societal and familial expectations. Recently, I have noticed that …
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The Hair Revolution!
4 years ago

The Hair Revolution!

Ideologies, thoughts, images, or ideas that keep us from knowing who we are, being who we are, or even being who we want to be, constitute the modern …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Laura Asimeng
4 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Laura Asimeng

As I type this, I find myself at my desk, guided by my fluorescent lamp as my standing fan soothes me into believing that the Ghanaian heat and …
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Haitian Inspired Spiced Corn
4 years ago

Haitian Inspired Spiced Corn

Ingredients

  • 2 Ears of Corn
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons of Melted Butter
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon of ground Garlic powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Cinnamon …
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Poetry: The Practice
4 years ago

Poetry: The Practice

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The mere mention of it Is enough to evoke An intertwined and raw emotion Championed by excruciating pain and fear Knees tremble And, legs shut close In pursuit …
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My hijab is not oppressive, but your stereotypes are
4 years ago

My hijab is not oppressive, but your stereotypes are

My hijab, to some non-Muslims, symbolizes oppression and lack of women’s voice and agency in the Islamic faith. These individuals feel it is incumbent upon them to free …
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Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile
4 years ago

Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile

In multiple African countries witchcraft is perceived with a negative connotation. Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic all …
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Plantain Chips and Salsa
4 years ago

Plantain Chips and Salsa

 Igbekere/Plantain Chip Ingredients

  • 4 Unripe plantains (almost like about to become ripe but not totally green)
  • 1 Tspn of salt (I used all purpose seasoning on mine for added …
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The Tease
4 years ago

The Tease

His heart was delivering its own show. The music segment hadn’t even started, but the constant thumping coming from his chest could have fooled him. He was going …
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