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  • Travel

    #BusanDiaries EntryFOUR

    If I’m totally honest, I had hit another wall when it came to blogging. If you have been following my blog for a little while, you would know about this; I get a little…

  • Travel

    Skin complexions in China

    Being a black woman in China  Her skin complexion is noticed first before she opens her mouth. She is judged by her complexion first. She is experiencing colourism. She has experienced colourism. What is…

  • Black History

    Aboriginal Australians

    If we take a look at modern Australia be it through TV shows, films, newspaper articles, the list of media goes on we’d rarely glimpse any of the aboriginal people. Where are they? Mainly…

  • Black History

    In the Spotlight #9

    Charlotte E. Ray Now most people, and I include myself in this generalisation, have never heard of this lady – Charlotte E. Ray. Who is she? Ray was born 13th January 1850 in New…

  • Black History

    Harlem Renaissance

    Around 1910s in Harlem, New York City became an area where many black immigrants settled from various parts of the country. Where they running from something? Yes and No.   The civil war had…

  • Black History

    Pictures from the past

    I saw these pictures and read the caption. To be fair, I didn’t read in depth what they were about. The picture did all the talking really. All of these pictures were paintings from…

  • Black History

    The Berlin Conference 1884-5

    Again, I stumbled across this major historical moment in Europe. I say again, because many posts I’ve been posting recently, I’ve seen through Pinterest – just by chance or reading/hearing the name of something…

  • Black History

    In the Spotlight #6 – Ida B. Wells

    I came across Ida B. Wells while researching for my dissertation. Her impact in the late 19th and early 20th century made me stop and read her biography. Born 16th July 1862, Wells was…

  • Black History

    In the Spotlight #5 – Claudia Jones

    While finishing up with the Nella Larsen post, I wanted to see if there were any connections between the Harlem Renaissance in America and a British Afro-Caribbean cultural movement here (like carnival for example).…

  • Christian

    Bible Focus: Hosea & Gomer

    Unconditional Love Hosea 1-3 NLT The first three chapters of the book of Hosea illustrates a deep kind of love, obedience and strength that supersedes anything that we could possibly imagine. Perhaps it’s because…