Inequality

Workin’ Woman Blues
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Politics and Society Workin’ Woman Blues

Mapule Mohulatsi  a South African writer and reader shares the experiences of members of her ‘after work, working girls’ session. The group is made up five working girls who occassionaly meet and speak about anything and everything – mostly about men, bosses, white people, sex, politics, babies, our own mothers, books, hair, and money.

Google “African Children” and then “American Children”. The results will surprise you
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Lifestyle Google “African Children” and then “American Children”. The results will surprise you

This Is Africa recently did a simple experiment. We did an image search for “African children” on Google. The results were eye-opening especially when compared to Google searches for “American children” and “European children.” While the other two searches yielded images of cheerful, happy children, the image search for “African children” turned up many disturbing images of starving, distressed and yes, even gun-toting minors. Is this the real Africa or does Google need to play an active role in changing how the world sees the continent?