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[Opinion] On why the racist Chinese ad MAY NOT be as racist as you think

Originally posted on Africans in China:
On May 26th, The Shanghaiist broke the (SinoAfrican) internet by bringing a Chinese ad to the attention of its mainly American audience. The ad…

31 May 2016 · Leave a comment

African Love Stories: An Anthology edited by Ama Ata Aidoo + GIVEAWAY!

“This radical collection of short stories, most published in this edition for the first time, aims to debunk the myth about African women as impoverished helpless victims. With origins that … Continue reading

5 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Sixty Years Ago, Rosa Parks Got Arrested for Sitting in a Bus

It was December 1, when Ms Rosa Parks entered in the bus and without even wanting to, made a huge contribution to the fight for the civil rights of African … Continue reading

1 December 2015 · Leave a comment

No Men’s Land – A Women Only Village

In a country struggling with sexual violence and gender inequality, a surprising safe haven for women has emerged: Umoja, the first all-women’s village in Kenya.

30 November 2015 · Leave a comment