6 Nigerian Authors

In celebration of the 59th Nigerian Independence Day, I’ve put together a list of 6 Nigerian authors along with a short review of some of the books and essays I’ve read (plus one author whose plays I would like to read). Nigeria is easily home […]

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Fall(ing) For Autumn

The best season is back. After the heatwaves that had ensued in recent months, I’m ready for colder weather. It’s time for layers, layers, LAYERS because Summer is slowly coming to an end. Autumn officially begins on the 23rd of September (based on the astronomical […]

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Representation Matters

For all those who watch Wimbledon, this may not be news. But for those like me who only glance at the TV a few times when Wimbledon is on, 15-year-old Cori (Coco) Gauff beat Venus Williams during her Wimbledon debut. This makes her the youngest […]

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Black. And?

Black. And? , 2019 Hessian, concrete, wool, sound I see a movement. A multitude of black women who didn’t get a seat at the table creating their own table. I see these women using their voices to speak out against the stigma and to encourage […]

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Oh No, Not Another Angry Black Woman

Black women are so easily labelled as being ‘angry’. The ‘angry black woman’ is a misguided entertainment device. I see the ‘angry black woman’ stereotype on the TV. She’s seen shouting, rolling her eyes and just generally being louder than everyone else. Recently, Serena Williams […]

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An Outfit For Autumn

It’s A U T U M N  Once again, I’m so excited to finally start wearing layers and autumnal coloured clothing. To be honest, I was doing that during Summer too but now it will actually be a normal and acceptable thing. Also, isn’t it […]

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