Nigerian, Male, & Emasculated

“[Men] all quietly agree to undermine any man that challenges the status quo while denigrating the women that do demand [better].”

Nwata-Mma

Tribute to my grand mother who would have been laid to rest today…if not for social distancing.

Anxiety

Anxiety: “For many, never before has work presented itself in this magnitude of both burden and luxury at the same time”

Black Noise

An ode to the self awareness necessary for a life worth living, ‘Black Noise’ echoes the need to constantly look inward.

Black Girl Magic

Black Girl Magic is indeed powerful. In this post, we explore how we release some of that magic when we speak up and speak our truths, even when it feels terrifying.

I’m Still Me.

‘I’m still me’ reflects a woman’s struggle with identity loss. Using her name change as a metaphor, she walks us through her painful rebirth.

Mothers/Martyrs Day

Mothers/Martyr Day invites us to question whether we are celebrating women’s suffering as just what ‘Motherhood’ is.

Returning to work after maternity leave (part 2)

Mommy/work guilt:Similar to the one before, it’s difficult to be ‘present’ anywhere. At work you feel guilty for leaving your child at home. At home, you feel guilty about all the work that you have not completed. Need I say more? Don’t even get me started on work related travel and the emotions/logistics of whether…