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She Can! by Belva Marie

In the quiet whispers of dawn, she rises,
Strength woven in the braids of her hair,
Battles fought in silent halls echo loudly,
Challenges met with grace, yet they stare.

She walks in rooms where voices falter,
With every step, she claims her space,
Glass ceilings may loom above her,
But she, undaunted, sets the pace.

From…

Cat Clown, by Monalisa Alfonso

Like an ode,

This is an elevation of an overcoming evolution.

From an enslaved background.

The norms have revolved to what it is now.

Eventual change we’re living in.

Still fighting while they give us reasons to give in.

Trying to damage us like that will save society.

A term that is exclusive for hidden patriarchy.

Nuanced…

WHAT DO YOU THINK YOUR PURPOSE IS?

What is purpose?

The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists, definition from Oxford Languages.

I remember crying my eyes out because I had not figured anything out, but the truth is that nobody has.

Every day, we see people doing well on the Internet, which…

I am a lesbian. This is me.

My name is Karabo. I’m originally from Mokopane, but I’m now living in Soweto. I dated two guys before I “came out”. I was shy because of the way other lesbians were being treated in the township where I grew up. It was hard, but I’ve realised that that’s…

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s pioneering leadership

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a renowned Nigerian economist and diplomat, has made significant strides in international development and global governance, notably serving as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Her remarkable journey and leadership have had a profound impact on the perception of African women in global positions…