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Boys We Like

‘The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah Says He Has Always Been A Feminist Thanks To His Mom

‘The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah Says He Has Always Been A Feminist Thanks To His Mom

Hands up if you love Trevor Noah‘s political and comedic commentary in the late night line up! We certainly do and also appreciate his advocacy off-camera about certain issues. He […]

Health

Get Familiar With Dr. Glenda Gray – The Woman Leading The Largest HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

Get Familiar With Dr. Glenda Gray – The Woman Leading The Largest HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

The US may have staked its claim in leading the charge against finding a cure for cancer with the new $6.3 billion “Moonshot” research bill, but when it comes to […]

Politics

Trevor Noah’s Powerful Reminder That Existing In The World As A Person Of Color Is A Political Act

Trevor Noah’s Powerful Reminder That Existing In The World As A Person Of Color Is A Political Act

We are in the midst of a turbulent political period here in the United States, yet it is a moment not unique to Americans by any means. Following the election […]

Working Women

South Africa-Based Fly Blue Crane Is The First Airline Started By A Black Woman

South Africa-Based Fly Blue Crane Is The First Airline Started By A Black Woman

Hello broken gender and race barrier! Remember the name Sizakele Mzimela because she has not only made history, but has paved the way for many other women in the aviation […]

Girl on a Mission

All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit Black Mambas Stopping The Killing Of Endangered Species In South Africa

All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit Black Mambas Stopping The Killing Of Endangered Species In South Africa

We all know poaching and killing animals, especially those which are endangered, is a horrible thing to do. How some people can pass off hunting as some type of sport […]

Contributors, Interviews

South Africa’s Leading LGBTQ Activist On What It Actually Takes To Change The World

South Africa’s Leading LGBTQ Activist On What It Actually Takes To Change The World

By Hannah Meyer In 2008, Ndumie Funda found herself grappling with the deaths of her fiancé, Nosizwe Nomsa Bizana, and close friend, Luleka Makiwane. Both women had died of AIDS […]

Working Women

She Made History By Becoming The 1st African Woman To Captain A South African Navy Ship

She Made History By Becoming The 1st African Woman To Captain A South African Navy Ship

Here in the United States we have seen some pretty major news out of the military in terms of breaking gender barriers. In the Army, the elite Ranger squad has […]

Family Life

A Range Of Black Dolls From South Africa That Step Up The Diversity Stakes? Yes Please!

A Range Of Black Dolls From South Africa That Step Up The Diversity Stakes? Yes Please!

If you’re read any of our coverage of emerging doll brands that are seeking to break the mold on what dolls should look like, you will be familiar with the […]

Boys We Like, Editors Blog, Politics

Why Women’s Rights (And My Personal Life) Became Better Thanks To Nelson Mandela

Why Women’s Rights (And My Personal Life) Became Better Thanks To Nelson Mandela

This past weekend I went to see the new movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name. The fact that the former South […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Jennifer Hudson Playing Winnie Mandela – A Powerful Combination Of Talent Representing Passion

Jennifer Hudson Playing Winnie Mandela – A Powerful Combination Of Talent Representing Passion

On September 6, a very powerful and heart-wrenching movie will be released that will make you never want to go back to a life of mediocrity ever again. ‘Winnie Mandela’ […]