SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Mpho’s discomfort with the black child’s place in the hierarchy of society, together with her growing despondency towards the capitalist system, motivated her to start NCZA Hub; it is an independent business that focuses on multimedia, cultural exchange, art and technology for the youth and women in Africa. “I became conscious of the fact that a black child always has to start from scratch and that there are more black people looking for work than creating it. I was tired of hearing about unemployment rates in South Africa and not being able to control my time. Most importantly, I became less afraid to die or take risks,” she explains.

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For Black Girls Only: It was a feeling

The wholesome acceptance and celebration of black women remains an imagined concept. This past weekend, the For Black Girls Only event made this concept tangible. For just a couple of hours, black women from different walks of life touched this dream.

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Brown Women

Keep the thrones, robes and tiaras; no need to swear them in as queens. Theirs is a royalty that was solidified at birth.

Mother of nature planted seeds of grandeur when she kissed their heads, this saw the rise of the bush flowers that nestle on their scalps.

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