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Month: July 2019
Ah yes. The colorism conversation. After completing my thesis, I knew I wanted to write a post about colorism. To give some clarity, colorism is the discrimination based on skin tone. But for this blog post, I wanted to take a personal approach to it. I wanted to talk about my experience with colorism. The … Continue reading “Chocolate.”
African Woman’s 20 Somethings.
When I had turned 22 (like six months ago) I asked myself a crucial question. What is it like to be in your 20s as an African woman? I had to reflect because as an African woman who is now 22 years old, I’m overwhelmed. There’s so many things happening during this time. At this … Continue reading African Woman’s 20 Somethings.
“Where’s your husband, Diakha?”
I know, another blog post about marriage. I’m sorry but when you’re a 22 year old African woman, you are constantly asked about marriage. I recently had a conversation with an aunt of mine and this conversation left me confused. This is how the conversation went down--- Aunt: do you have a husband yet? Me: … Continue reading “Where’s your husband, Diakha?”