Archive for December, 2009

Wednesday 30 December, 2009

Developing Freedom: Interview with Jemila Abdulai

We recently added the following sentences to the ABOUT section of our website: “For women to Live Unchained, they must be allowed to simply, live. For many black women across the globe, this basic entitlement is threatened on a daily basis.” We thought it was important to acknowledge that although the intended scope of the […]


Thursday 17 December, 2009

Nigeria’s Muse: Interview with Author and Professor Nnedi Okorafor

Originally from Nigeria, author Nnedimma (Nnedi) Okorafor, returns frequently; In her books she often brings her readers along the journey. Nnedi writes science fiction and fantasy novels, often exploring the hero’s experience from a young female’s perspective. Everything comes to life in her work–the trees, creatures and even the ground are animated in her stories. In […]


Thursday 10 December, 2009

She was Saartjie: Jessica Solomon Shares The Saartjie Project

Sara Baartman became popularly known as the “Hottentot Venus” throughout Europe in the 19th century. Many black women have been exposing her story, drawing connections between her experiences and their own, as well as identifying her by a different name–Saartjie. Jessica Solomon, along with other founding artists, formed The Saartjie Project, a Washington D.C. based performance collective […]


Wednesday 09 December, 2009

If you don’t know Jaqee, educate yourself…

We like this kokoo girl… She is innovative… And sweet… Learn more about the Ugandan born musician at her website: www.jaqee.com