When Being Black, Angry and Woman Becomes A Trajectory for Liberation: Meet Wonder Visual Storyteller, Prisca Munkeni Monnier

There is something infectious about this petite yet larger than life, all-around creative who goes by the name of La Furie Photographe (“Fury” in French is a feminine noun albeit it can be used to describe a man or a woman). And it is that moniker that led me to her photography… at first. I…Read more »

On the Road to Collective Feminist Activism: Afro-Parisian Lawyer, Lifestyle Blogger and Afro-feminist, Audrey Warrington

The density and depth of this “AYA Talks’ still resonates. Audrey Warrington is a thinker, someone who ascribes  “weight “ to the words she uses; she consistently enriches her answers by providing detailed context. When asked in what ways current feminist movements have tackled women’s sexuality for instance, she begins by asserting that the strides…Read more »

THE AYA TALKS SERIES: Aïssé N’Diaye, A Resolutely Afropean Creative Powerhouse

You may have seen celebrity creatives sporting those uber vintage, crazy sexy cool t-shirts or sweaters with stunning photos of African family portraits or known African proverbs in Paris, New York or Accra and paused… perhaps even,wondered who was behind the name, the brand, the hype,… Afrikanista. Well, no need to look any further, her…Read more »

REVELATIONS (Part 2)

Over the past few years, I have realised that summers have been my “springs”… a time for me to recharge and reflect on the passing of the first semester of a given year but also and strangely enough, an incredibly prolific, intense period of planning, laying out and executing what may have been mere wishes…Read more »

Revelations (Part 1)

Earlier this year, I had my first Ifá yearly reading from a well-respected and kind (the soothing kind, the appeasing kind, the warm kind) Babalawo (who also happens to be one of my closest sister friend’s cousin… the world is but a small place). For those who may not be familiar with Ifá, Wikipedia lays…Read more »