Womankind

From the Golden Globes protest, the #MeToo movement, #TimesUp and the women’s march all over the world in protest of the patriarchy from Washington to the far corners of the world- it is safe to say that 2017 was a bitch of a year. We started it with a bigoted sexist and white supremacists sympathiser…

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Shithole Countries, The West & The Media

In a bipartisan meeting about immigration policy in the White House, donald trump asked why the United States allows immigrants from “all these shithole countries”, (in reference to African countries and Haiti) instead of immigrants from countries like Norway. Basically, immigrants from predominantly white countries are preferable to those from predominantly Black countries in his…

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Happy New Year!

I am not late! I am NOT LATE!! The Happiest of the New Year to you lovely people! We made it! Resolutions? What are yours? Are they still intact? I think this might be the first year I have not made a list of resolutions. I am big on new beginnings you see, Sundays, Mondays,…

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The World Is Full Of Deplorable Men

History is prone to repeating itself because men, yes MEN, do not learn from the lessons of the past. Going by the recent headlines over the past few months, the ways of men have led to the downward spiral of the world today. From the white supremacists protesting the decline of their “supremacy” in the…

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Serena

I planned to post this in August, but wasn’t able to- life and travels and what not. Now that we are in September, for some reason it couldn’t be more apt and let’s face it, the September issue of Vanity Fair is pretty pedestrian- what a bore. I used to think, and have often voiced,…

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An Audience With Spike Lee

Legends. They sometimes walk, live and breathe amongst us but often times they are out of our reach even if we might walk past them on the streets, seat next to them in the cinema or dine around them in a restaurant. Rarely do we ever get the chance be in the same room aware…

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GRENFELL

I lived in a  tower block much like Grenfell Tower when I first came to London, with my mom and sister, and several relatives coming and going. It was a squeeze at times but we lived there for over a decade in Kilburn, a half hour from Grenfell Tower by bus. If I looked out…

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