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I Am NOT Your Sassy Sidekick
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I Am NOT Your Sassy Sidekick

If you haven’t got it by now, Friend, I want to clarify things with you. I am not your attack dog, I am not your loud black friend you can hide behind when you start trouble, I am not your punchline due to your lack of personality, and I am certainly not your sidekick made to run to your side at your convenience before being tossed back into the shadows until I’m needed again. Continue reading

Women you should know: The women soldiers of Dahomey
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Women you should know: The women soldiers of Dahomey

From the 18th to the early 20th century in Benin the armed forces were led by the Mino, a fierce all-female army tasked with guarding the palace, royalty and fighting for the territory of Benin, then known as Dahomey. When European colonialists and missionaries encountered these women, they swiftly gained the nickname ‘the Dahomey Amazons’. … Continue reading

5 RELATIONSHIP HABITS YOU SHOULD LEAVE IN THE PAST
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5 RELATIONSHIP HABITS YOU SHOULD LEAVE IN THE PAST

Old habits die hard. Toxic relationship patterns die even harder. If you think back on some of your previous relationships, do you notice certain patterns? If you have ever been in a toxic relationship, you may find it difficult to establish different patterns in your new relationship. Unfortunately leaving a relationship behind does not always … Continue reading