Born to strict Nigerian parents, Yvonne determined to get married and intimate at 18. But her enthusiasm was diminished by her friends’ low expectations of sex. After getting “bamboozled by Jesus” in college, today Yvonne is a 33 year old virgin. We love the gems in this video.
Have you ever had a moment of doubt on whether you should use your name? Adaobi Adibe is an Electrical and Electronic Engineering student at the University of Manchester and she takes on this very important question. Watch her video here:
Our forever fav Traceee recently did a Ted talk and you have got to watch it. Some of our most treasured parts are as follows: This fury is something that I have been chomping on since the last US presidential election. And it seems that many women have. This fury was not my friend’s alone. She went on …
Watch this thought provoking talk by Leezia Dhalla and let us know what you think.
There is no denying that black twitter is lit. In this TedxTalk we hear from Siyanda Mohutsiwa who speaks about how young people across the continent are using social media to overcome borders and circumstance, accessing something they have long had to violently take: a voice.
Lindiwe Mazibuko was the youngest parliamentary leader and the first black woman to be the Leader of the opposition party in South Africa. She made a case for young people not to be disgusted with politics but get in there and be the change we believe. She said: ‘Remittance isn’t enough for the diaspora who …
We love it when men break barriers too. Watch how Pravin Nikam talks about the “taboo” of periods in his talk
Actress and advocate Tembi Locke shares her passionate love affair with her husband and the heart-rending diagnosis that taught her how grief can transform. This is a must watch!
Michaela DePrince grew up as an orphan in Sierra Leone during the civil war. Her life was difficult from the start, with her father killed by militant rebels and her mother dying of starvation. Frequently malnourished, mistreated and derided, life only got worse when she had to flee to a refugee camp after her orphanage …
Vuyelwa Maluleke’s poetry is influenced largely by her urban surroundings, the women within them, the men they choose to love, and the sisters and children they make room for in the world. Watch this talented young lady as she recites her poetry. Sourced from YouTube