Archive for April, 2012

Monday 23 April, 2012

Nomisupasta for President!: Nomsa Mazwai on Activism, Music and Hope

“I really want to dive in and swim in life. I think I am here for a purpose. Music is the best way that I would like to fulfill my purpose.”– Nomsa Mazwai Winner of the South African Music Award (SAMA) for best Best Adult Alternative African Album, Nomsa Mazwai’s purpose is resonating with music […]

Monday 09 April, 2012

One Night in Brooklyn…the Diaspora Stood Up

When are we going to see the next great House Party film? When are we going to laugh out loud at a movie that is hilarious and thoughtful, really celebrates a black perspective, and has an awesome soundtrack?… When we support and make it happen. Esosa Edosomwan, actress, writer, and directress, is working hard to […]

Friday 06 April, 2012

Why am I still fighting this battle?

Guest post by Nanjira Sambuli Stereotypes. That word that makes us all draw a long sigh. Female stereotypes. That phrase that sparks all manner of debate, evokes all manner of sensation. Not to say that stereotypes are unique to females, we just never seem to catch a break, especially with the negative ones. The old-school […]

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Monday 02 April, 2012

When you say NO to work, Say YES to play

“Burnout is a sign that you’re taking yourself too seriously.” I think this quote is true. If you feel exhausted it’s because you ignored some signals that said you committed yourself to too much work. You knew something was wrong when your room was so messy that finding your phone became a not-so-fun treasure hunt […]