Monthly Archives: December 2013

TOKE MAKINWA | GOSPEL OF THE ACCIDENTAL SIDE CHICK

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A, B and C are present in an A and B relationship. A is chasing B, B is chasing A who is chasing C? The issue of the “Accidental side C-hick” will not be your portion in 2014, by Fire! … Continue reading

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SELLY RABY KRANE| THE DESIGNER, THE ART, THE FILM

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Dear West African Wo(Man), If graffiti were clothes and I were to art you up, spray you into an expression of myself or you, what would it look like, what would it be, whose work would it resemble, who would … Continue reading

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NOLLYWOOD STUDY BREAK: PHOTOGRAPHS

An Event Brought to you by iROKO tv in association with Liberated People, MediAfritiQ and Yoruba Cultural Institute  So as the folks at iRokotv would put it, the Afican “culture vultures” showed up in their numbers, hungry to consume and discuss … Continue reading

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FAVORITE WEST AFRICAN NOVELS of 2013

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Americanah, Broken Glass, Love is Power or Something Like that, Ghana Must Go, Three Strong Women, and Daughters who walk this path. That is the order of our top six West African novelas of 2013. One of which was published in 2010, Broken … Continue reading

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FLAWLESS: BEYONCE ft CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE

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FLAWLESS ACCORDING TO MAQ If you are a West African woman in your twenties, you understand the pressures and immense sexism that surround you once you hit this age group, because once you are a year older than this bracket … Continue reading

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