What are you using your voice for?

South Africa, when compared to other countries around the world, although still faces many challenges that arise from having a young democracy, has and upholds a constitution that is admired and respected across the entire universe. Our constitution managed to turn a country that was once annihilated by colonisation and then apartheid, into a country…

STOP TELLING WOMEN TO SMILE

I’m actually at my wit’s end  with street harassment. It’s a form of abuse that no women deserves to undergo and no man should feel entitled to. Believe it or not, WE KNOW we are beautiful, we get enough attention at home and WE DON’T LIKE SMILING FOR YOU so stop fucking asking. Street harassment…

What “Divergent” Taught Me

“Outcasts, callused from being in exile for too long, learn to thrive on being the hated; the attention and infamy of our actions fuel us to become antiheroes. Too often do we forget: we risk self-destruction if we fail to follow what we know is right; our talents too often become misplaced, misdirected, misguided from…

Strike a high power pose for 2 minutes (part 1)

Hello everyone! I hope you are all doing well. As I mentioned in my previous blog post, I have so much to tell you. The past 2 months have probably been the most challenging and rewarding months of my life. I had the privilege of being in the final graduate selection for a fortune 500…

Alicia Keys- We Are Here

So the MTV EMA’s happened just over a week ago in Glasgow, Scotland.  My favourite female rapper, Nicki Minaj was the host but I must be honest and say, apart from her 9 wardrobe changes, not much else was exciting about her hosting. Whatever happened to the beast of a rapper on Kanye’s song titled…