African Women Voices

This Week I Met 2011Nobel Peace Prize, Leymah Gbowee

She was bold. She was beautiful. She was cultured. She was humble. What is your idea of Nobel Peace Prize, and for the love of god do not think about … Continue reading

17 December 2014 · Leave a comment

What are your origins?

Originally posted on Eat, Pray, Rome:
I don’t have photos of my interviewees, so here are some unrelated ones from my adventures around Rome! This is Villa Pamphili, a private…

16 December 2014 · Leave a comment

New Doc Tackles Division Between Blacks in U.S. – The Africa Channel

One polarizing behaviour both communities employ is name-calling, which includes “booty-scratcher” to describe Africans and “Akata” to describe African-Americans. There is a sense that both groups use slurs to identify … Continue reading

14 December 2014 · Leave a comment

For the love of natural black hair: Bahian woman wins the first ever Miss Black Power Brasil contest!

Originally posted on Black Women of Brazil:
Note from BW of Brazil: All I can say is “rock, rock on sistas!” Mad love to the efforts of so many black…

7 December 2014 · Leave a comment

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