In the wake of Beyoncé's father Mathew Knowles's remarks that Beyoncé would not have been as famous had she had darker skin, two black women went on to debate the controversial issue of skin lightening on ITV's This Morning. The first woman, presenter AJ Odudu was there to advocate that black women should be proud … Continue reading Irene Major Is Right, Wearing A Wig Is No Different To Skin Bleaching.
Most of us women are not happy with the way we were created. We call it beauty enhancement and make-up, but we would rather look like silicone dolls. On social media, all I see is women looking nothing like themselves. The breasts are fake, the buttocks are fake, the nails are fake, the lips are … Continue reading Women Have No Right To Be Upset About Sex Dolls
So a lot of black people on social media are rightfully outraged by the racist H&M advert which has a beautiful black boy wearing a hoodie which reads 'coolest monkey in the jungle'. A lot of people of color are threatening to boycott the fashion retailer, with the hashtag #boycotthmracist trending on Twitter. When I … Continue reading Dear Black People, Boycotting Racist H&M Is Not The Solution
So today on Facebook and Twitter I could not even count the number of black women who were celebrating the royal engagement of Meghan Markle to Prince Harry as some sort of breakthrough for the black race. Some of the celebrations were reading, 'Finally, a black woman in the royal family', whilst some read, 'We have … Continue reading Meghan Markle Won’t Be The First Black Royal, She Is Not Black.
Whilst my letter received so much backlash from most Zimbabweans, the rest of Africa was deeply touched by my tribute to Robert Mugabe. I totally understand why the majority of Zimbabweans feel so strongly about Mugabe. I can't underestimate how they feel. But their feelings are no more important than mine. I am one of … Continue reading Why I Have To Write The Robert Mugabe Tribute Book
So I have just been sent a video of some of the celebrations from last night's Robert Mugabe resignation in Harare. The video footage from the Daily Mail UK has Zimbabwe's popular social media activists and MP candidates for 2018 elections, Linda Masarira and Vimbai Musvaburi, along with popular activists Comrade Fatso and Maureen Kadengaunga … Continue reading Zimbabwe Activists Intimidate Hotel Staff And Vandalize Property As They Celebrate Robert Mugabe Departure
Yesterday I sat with my 13-year-old daughter Nakai after she came back from school telling me that the whole school, even the teachers were talking about Mugabe. We talked a lot about Zimbabwe, and what type of a president you were. I told her my thoughts, and she looked at me and said, 'Write about … Continue reading Dear Robert Mugabe, To The World You May Be A Dictator, But You Will Always Be My Hero
A lot has been happening in the past few months, I have not really had time to blog as we were so busy planning Black British Entertainment Awards. I still do not have time to blog, but today I could not help it. This is my little corner to be Just Jean, so I had … Continue reading Life Lessons Every Woman Should Learn From The Life Of Jean: Namatai Chipunza
Someone very close to us recently said to Boaz, 'Each time I post a picture of myself on Facebook, I get over 600 likes, but when I post about my business, I don't get any likes at all. It's very embarrassing and discouraging and I feel like not posting anymore.' He's very ambitious, but he's … Continue reading The Curse Of Facebook Popularity
I find nothing more sexy than a man who can sing in a foreign tongue, there is just something so cool about it. My favorite gospel singer from Ghana is Soni Badu, I like him because he sings in Shona quite a lot, so on a spiritual level he connects with me. So I always … Continue reading When My Boaz Fulfilled My Ultimate Fantasy