Life After Robert

One day, Zimbabwe moved on from Robert, and into the arms of his former best friend. And why wouldn’t she? He is the one that came to her rescue and pried her from Robert’s arms. Many people were elated, excited that she had finally been yanked away from her abuser. They said, “Finally, she can…

5 Reasons Your Partner Doesn’t Deserve You

Some relationships soar, and others crash and burn. Caught in the struggle of trying to navigate through love’s often undulating and unpredictable nature, the strongest bonds persevere while the weak fall off. Sometimes you realize you’re with someone who doesn’t appreciate you, or they realize you don’t appreciate them. That’s the moment your mind starts…

Video: Why France Produces The Most World Cup Players

Why France Produces The Most World Cup Players Produced by Vox.com France has had the most native players and coaches in the last 4 World Cups… and their dominance has been on the rise. Players like Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba are the children of immigrants and the product of the French soccer academy system….

Zimbabwe: This New Bilingual Children’s Book is A Game Changer

I was lazily scrolling through my Instagram feed the other day when something my good and longtime friend Nomusa Ndebele posted caught my eye: her and her partner Carol had just published their first bilingual Ndebele/Shona story book to help children engage in learning Ndebele and Shona. Gorgeously illustrated and beautifully written in both Shona…

A Netflix Guide to Activism & Change

A Netflix Guide to Activism & Change We live in a very complex world. It’s as beautiful as it is ugly, as hopeful as it is depressing, and as light as it is dark. We find ourselves trying to make sense of it; and when we do, our next struggled is trying to figure out…

Where Do Broken Hearts Go?

Our hearts waved goodbye as we blew kisses into the wind. Before today, together forever was a promise. We didn’t shake on it, but as our lips locked for the first the time a pact was made. We were in love. A love so strong that if we died of old age and were reincarnated,…

My 3 Sentence Book Review: Born a Crime

I’m lazy, but always eager to share my reading choices from popular Good Black Reads Instagram page. So I write 3 sentence book reviews! Today’s review: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah   Erma Bombeck said there is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and…

My Father Warned Me About Candy and Bananas

When I was about fourteen years old, my father once told me a story. We were about twenty minutes from home and had just come from running an errand for my mother. Well, my father had. I was just along for the ride. “Kwapi, imagine I wanted to send you on a long journey. Now…