Being woke and Being broke

Me: “my biggest fear is becoming those vegans who are woke ASF,and don’t eat meat not only because I’d be trying to save animals but because i would’nt be able to afford the meat anyway” Friend: “Right…I’ve noticed woke people are usually broke hey…” (This was followed by a deep sigh as we took a…

5 Times when Black Twitter was the G.O.A.T!

In the simplest terms, one could describe Black twitter as a mixture between the The Justice League and your top 5 stand up comedians all in one. This ,primarily black,  group of twitter users are usually at the forefront of social issues affecting   the black community and various minority groups. It’s the one group of…

Shaker…

Shomadjozi Shomadjozi is an African poet, rapper and writer. The 24 year old South African  ,Maya Wergerief, is an embodiment of African pride, culture and liberation. Having travelled to several  African countries  , the Xitsonga rapper , immerse’s herself in each of the African countries she’s been to . In her interview with Ayiba magazine…

Lol… you don’t have a hold on your life

Just incase you’re obsessed with having control over the future, here’s a little excerpt to remind you why “the present ” Is the only whisp of time you have control over. -based on a true story, garnished with wit , sarcasm and humor, thanks to Terry  Pratchett – ” Supposing you’d watched the slow accretion…

Is marriage still worth it ?

Marriage today… If one had to sum up what the meaning of marriage is, we’d be safe to look at the vows doey and teary eyed couples recite to eachother on the big day, those ” to have and to hold all the days of my life” , “in sickness and health ” till death…

8 of the Best passages from the Alchemist

THE ALCHEMIST    This is one book that cracks your mind open, changes your world view and leaves you with a new understanding of the vastness of life, the known and unknown and how to trust in your inner being and the universe around you. 10 of the best inspiring passages in the book 1….

Shaker…

Janelle Monáe Janelle is the true artistic embodiment of black feminism, her sound, style and repertoire represent the oppressed, underrepresented and neglected minorities in society. She is signed to Atlantic record but has also founded Wonderland Records where artists such as Jidenna debuted their African inspired music and style which is also geared towards the emancipation…

How To Not Feel Worthless When You’re Jobless

6 TIPS TO LIVE HARMONIOUSLY AMONG WORKERS    1. Never say you tired , especially if you’re amongst a bunch of nine to fivers, infact anyone who had to be woken up with an alarm clock for work that day. It just won’t make sense, usually that comment will be followed by silence or a “what made you…

You’re Not An Instagram Bad bad…

You Didn’t qualify To Be An Instagram Baddie?   What to do once you’ve realize you can never be an Instagram baddie. Baddie definition: A uniquely angled facial structure that produces flawless, modelesque, like garnering pictures, every time it’s posted. This is usually marked by a handful of followers after every selfie you post.   Right so…

He Took My Virginity

Series: MIND YOUR LANGUAGE    Why do we say he took my virginity? Out of all the words and sentences a woman could use to describe her first sexual encounter “he took my virginity ” is used to describe something that’s meant to be shared , experienced and enjoyed. What often plagues me with this…

Shaker …

Princess Nokia A young, powerful,truthful and intelligent young woman challenging the status-quo. In her song Tomboy (link below), Princess Nokia doesn’t ask, or question womens standards of beauty and social acceptance, SHE TELLS YOU, with lines such as “with my little titties and my phat belly, i could take your man if you finna let…