Black is not “Just”
I wrote this poem to try and find other ways to envision blackness besides the stereotypical characterization many define the skin by. I remember the day I binge-watched Spike Lee’s “She’s gotta have it”… It opened my eyes to the many ways I can use my poetry and art to unapologetically speak out and inspire others and redefine experiences.
A Stigma Shrouded Syndrome
I wrote this article because I have seen people who are close to me get infected by the HIV and I’ve seen the stigma that comes with it. In the patriarchal society I live in, if you're not going to sit at home and be a housewife, then you're considered at a high risk of getting HIV.
Of Histories That Can Never Be Stolen
There are some histories that cannot be stolen, killed or completely removed thanks to the memory and relics of our elders.
Langa Zwane, from Swaziland, shares the life of her beloved Grandmother- the pillar of their family- and the lessons and legacy she has left.