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Lupita Nyong’o says ‘Colourism is the daughter of racism’
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Lifestyle Lupita Nyong’o says ‘Colourism is the daughter of racism’

Colourism is not peculiar to the African American community or other black communities in predominantly white spaces. It can also ironically be found firmly on the continent where the population is almost predominately black and brown. Oscar award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o weighed in on the issue and her experiences on colourism.

Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent among the first ten life-size statues erected in New York to honour women championing gender equality
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Africans rising Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent among the first ten life-size statues erected in New York to honour women championing gender equality

Tererai Trent is among ten women including media mogul Oprah Winfrey, conservationist Jane Goodall, activist Janet Mock and chemist Tracy Dyson whose statues have been unveiled in New York. The women are being honoured for their contributions towards gender equality by Statues For Equality

Tito Mboweni: “debate why African, South Africans have Brazilian or Indian hair today… Why this foreign Hair?”
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African identities Tito Mboweni: “debate why African, South Africans have Brazilian or Indian hair today… Why this foreign Hair?”

Former South African Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni has stirred up a hornet’s nest with a provocative Twitter post questioning why South African, and African women wear Brazilian or Indian hair. “Black consciousness is required on the Hair Question. Why this foreign Hair?” he asked.