i am Black until i am thriving and suddenly i am a Womxn of Color.

Its been a while since I have written something so... Happy new year! I feel like its really upsetting, sad actually- that I am going to start a whole blog post about a feminist issue that’s going to seem- for many- like yet another division within the movement. However, we gotta do what we gotta …

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The Violence of Compulsory Heterosexuality: A Review of Inxeba

“What do you see in him? Do you think he cares about you? Do you think he thinks about you? You want me to be a man and stand up for myself but you can’t do it yourself. Aren’t you tired? Pretending to be something you’re not” Kwanda to Xolani I first learned about "Inxeba" …

The entertainment industry as a tool of empowerment: a closer look at the Miss Rwanda competition

I have stayed away from discussing this topic, however, over the Winter I found myself engaging in various conversations with numerous Rwandan diaspora and them expressing their opinions and frustrations with the Miss Rwanda contest. Plus, the competition is like on going and its about to be booming. Before I continue, I want to remind everyone …