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Women you should know: Queen Yaa Asantewaa
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Women you should know: Queen Yaa Asantewaa

Nana Yaa Asantewaa (c. 1840 – 17 October 1921) was appointed queen mother of Ejisu of the Ashanti Empire—now part of modern-day Ghana—by her brother Nana Akwasi Afrane Okpese, the Ejisuhene “ruler of Ejisu”. Prior to European colonization, the Ashanti people developed an influential West African empire. Asantewaa was the Gatekeeper of the “Golden Stool” (Sika ‘dwa) during this powerful Ashanti Confederacy (Asanteman), an independent federation of Asanti … Continue reading

The most under-rated job in the world : MOTHERHOOD
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The most under-rated job in the world : MOTHERHOOD

She’s everything in one, a chef, teacher, psychologist, repairman, magician, singer, doctor, referee, and even a lawyer. Why a lawyer? She could win an argument with a single statement- “because I said so.” You could search high and low for something you’ve lost, and you’re kind of convinced that it’s disappeared off the face of … Continue reading

Police Brutality Is A Way Of Life For Women Of Color
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Police Brutality Is A Way Of Life For Women Of Color

Understanding police brutality for a person of color is understanding that this simply is a way of life. This video candidly shows the forgotten women of color who have become victims of police brutality in the United States. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FtheRoot%2Fvideos%2F10158513783130231%2F&show_text=0&width=560 Video Source Roots Facebook Continue reading

The Only Video You Need To See If You Want To Live Your Dreams!
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The Only Video You Need To See If You Want To Live Your Dreams!

Our paths in life are all different. Whatever your goal or dream is, go for it. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Taraji P Henson is living proof that you shouldn’t always listen to what everyone tells you about your dreams. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fgoalcast%2Fvideos%2F1364815656928954%2F&show_text=0&width=560 Video Source Goalcast Facebook Continue reading