The African Child Poem by Eku McGred

The African Child Poem by Eku McGred

African Child   I am an African child Born with a skin the colour of chocolate Bright, brilliant and articulate Strong and bold; I’m gifted Talented enough to be the best I am an African child…

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23-year-old Agnes Ng’ang’a builds a multi-million business in 6 months

23-year-old Agnes Ng’ang’a builds a multi-million business in 6 months

Agnes Mulewa Ng’ang’a looks like she has just stepped out of a glam magazine. She has the poise of a model and a radiant smile that lights up her face. This 23-year-old is quickly becoming…

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We Can’t Stop Anxiety, but we can Learn from it

We Can’t Stop Anxiety, but we can Learn from it

By Mohammed Issa “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror.…

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Janelle Monae: Black Women Aren’t Monolithic, We’re Multi-Dimensional

Janelle Monae: Black Women Aren’t Monolithic, We’re Multi-Dimensional

“And we have a right to have our stories told.” By Lilly Workneh Janelle Monae is having a banner year and she’s making sure to pay tribute to the black women who have inspired her…

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Robin Roberts Has An Important Message For African-American Women

Robin Roberts Has An Important Message For African-American Women

By Danielle Kwateng-Clark Ten years ago Robin Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer. Having been in broadcast for over twenty years prior, she was familiar with the intensity of being a black woman in a white male-dominated field,…

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Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

In this Aug. 3, 2017, image provided by the U.S. Army, West Point Cadet Simone Askew poses for a photo. Askew is making history as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line…

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Having a baby left me with no career path. It was the best thing to happen

Having a baby left me with no career path. It was the best thing to happen

I thought motherhood would make me weak and passive but it has filled me with fury and passion instead Annie Ridout: ‘To another freelancing woman thinking about having a baby, I’d say: do it. Whatever…

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Why Women Don’t Have A Healthy Relationship With Money

Why Women Don’t Have A Healthy Relationship With Money

Is it really true that women don’t have a healthy relationship with money? Not all women of course but for most of us, results prove we’ve got a lot of work to do. Depending on…

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MEET THE SAUDI ARABIAN WOMAN FIGHTING FOR WOMEN`S RIGHT TO DRIVE

MEET THE SAUDI ARABIAN WOMAN FIGHTING FOR WOMEN`S RIGHT TO DRIVE

By Rachel Hosie @rachel_hosie In Saudi Arabia, women are forbidden to drive – it damages our ovaries, apparently. But one woman is fighting to change that, and that woman is 38-year-old Manal al-Sharif. One evening six years…

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Rihanna Launches Bike Program for Girls in Malawi

Rihanna Launches Bike Program for Girls in Malawi

Dennis Leupold/Clara Lionel Foundation   Rihanna is continuing her philanthropic endeavors, and this time she’s helping girls in Malawi get to school. In a partnership with bike-sharing organization Ofo, Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation will fund…

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