Why I Blame The Black Man For Black People’s Self-Hate

When I was young, growing up in Africa in a country where lighter skinned women are the epitome of beauty,  I once asked a woman whom I looked up to why women with light skin were considered more beautiful than women with dark skin. Her answer was straightforward, "Because men like women with lighter skin, … Continue reading Why I Blame The Black Man For Black People’s Self-Hate

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Trevor Dongo’s New Song: The Self-Hate For The Dark African Woman

Zimbabwean urban musician Trevor Dongo yesterday released the You Tube video of his awaited new single Shoko ReRudo (A word of love). I tuned in to watch the video but to my horror I found the song to be rather disturbing and upsetting. The first lyrics literally put me off from listening to the rest … Continue reading Trevor Dongo’s New Song: The Self-Hate For The Dark African Woman

Why I Will No Longer Complain To White People About Race

My Debut Huffington Post Blog I have come to that place as a black woman where I am done complaining about racism. I will not join any more campaigns or movements about race. I won't drain my energy trying to convince anyone that Black Lives Matter. As a black woman, I have experienced my fair … Continue reading Why I Will No Longer Complain To White People About Race