All posts tagged: inspiration

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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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 […]

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Oh No, Not Another Angry Black Woman

Black women are so easily labeled 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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