Social Deconstruction of our Truths

Flags of freedom do not sway in a straight line; then why should people of  a democratic country be moved under the same umbrella of good or bad, what’s right and whats wrong, what’s the norm and what isn’t. Living in such a diverse country,Read more

Decolonizing our Approach to Decolonization

On August 10th at the University of Pretoria, the Gauteng cohort had a session with Dr. Morgan Ndlovu; a senior lecturer in the department of Development Studies at the University of South Africa (UNISA).

Dr. Ndlovu took us on a deep and thought provoking journey of self-introspection and reflections on the meaning of the concept of decolonization as we use it today.Read more

African American History

On Saturday the 1st of July, we went to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Being inside, seeing all those images and reading all those writings made me shiver. I shivered to the realization of how slavery was portrayed versus what the slaves went through.Read more

You were so we could be

Frustration, defeat, betrayal, lost sense of belonging, unappreciated, lost sense of identity, deceived, used and disposed. These are the thoughts and emotions that stuck on replay in my mind as I endured the tour of one of the greatest buildings in Washington DC,Read more

Trash Has No Shame

For how long are we going to wait? How long are we going to stand for the demeaning of women by the men of this country? Repeatedly we read, hear of and witness the shaming, abuse, violence and deaths of women as a result of trash tendencies they experience.Read more

Driekoppies, my community.

This blog is inspired by my first SAWIP session that took place on April 8th. Our amazing facilitator made me realise and reflect on the many years I have lived my life in fear and shame of embracing where I am from. Read more