I wanted to start this first culture piece in 2021 on a positive note (start how we mean to go on right) and you would have to of been living under a rock not to see the plethora of #blackgirlmagic, #blackexcellence,  #melaninqueen, #womensupportingwomen, #gurlssupportinggurls hashtags all over our socials this week. What better way toContinue reading “BLACK EXCELLENCE AT ITS FINEST”

Culture: An in-depth reflection of Culture in 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, and for my last article of the year, I wanted to reflect on what a significant year it has been for black, brown & ethnic people and what I anticipate happening in 2021.  For months now, I have heard and seen the reach of huge corporations right through toContinue reading “Culture: An in-depth reflection of Culture in 2020”


BLACK WOMEN ARE LEVELLING UP – AGAIN. For a moment there, I thought it was too late, two weeks later, to write about the explosive USA presidential election results. I thought, I have missed a trick, a moment in time, and berated myself for not having my finger on the pulse, for this black cultureContinue reading “CELEBRATING THE QUEEN WHO IS KAMALA HARRIS”

What I know about the #EndSars movement

I will be honest with you, up until a couple of weeks ago SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) was not an acronym, I was familiar with. Other than a lyric by ‘BR3NYA’ in her song Double Dutch … ‘I roll with SARS you know that’s gang’. Gang indeed, just when you think 2020 could not beContinue reading “What I know about the #EndSars movement”

Celebrating the Qweens

As Black History Month draws to a close, let’s take time out to celebrate the innovations and achievements that black women have made in the health sector. As the rest of the world begins to recognise the imbalances of black representation in all professions, and the discrimination faced against the darker race, we hope forContinue reading “Celebrating the Qweens”


After the brutal murder of George Floyd on 25 May 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota by the hands of white police officers, the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement has been significantly and passionately propelled into mainstream media. After much discussion on why black lives matter, there have also been several specific conversations about the need to protectContinue reading “BLACK WOMEN STILL NEED PROTECTING & EMPOWERING”


It is not only important to read African-American literature but is also important to read African literature. I have explored reading Nigerian books during lockdown and some of these are suggested below. It gave me a different insight of what it meant to be a Black female in Nigeria and the culture that comes withContinue reading “TOP 8 FEMINISIM BOOKS TO READ DURING LOCKDOWN.”