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Ocean Lungs

Blog,Gender & Identity

Ocean Lungs

By Iah Moon Ever since I was a little boy, I had to learn how to swim No…

The Illusion of being Broken

Blog,Gender & Identity

The Illusion of being Broken

By Iah Moon Puzzled with wrong pieces, too many wrong pieces Pieces that are stubborn and won't fit…

We All Alone

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We All Alone

By Angel Nduka-Nwosu Who really protects black women? Is it black men? No. They beat us. Rape us.…

TRILOGY

Blog,Sex

TRILOGY

M. Nyakara I. Your hands trace paths across my thigh Each finger marking slightly raised bumps A mountain…

A Sapphic Poem

Love & Relationships

A Sapphic Poem

Mine is not a story of rosy cheeks and buttery sunsets it is a tale of teary streaks…

Fake Love(r)

Blog,Love & Relationships

Fake Love(r)

M. Nyakara dishonesty clings to you like sticky sand or warm sheets on dark mornings the wind is…

Always Anticipation

Blog,Love & Relationships

Always Anticipation

A face A crown of dreadlocs A talent for curating words into fists that dismantle An energy A…

The Forest

Blog,Politics & Lifestyle

The Forest

By M. Nyakara One by one, they are felling the trees. “These thick-headed black men. Do they not…

When grief carries you

Love & Relationships

When grief carries you

By Siyanda Qamba I'm holding onto my sanity by a thread. My mind is trying to kill me.…

Cheeky Native Reviews: Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

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Cheeky Native Reviews: Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

In Chinelo Okparanta's new novel Under the Udala Trees, a chance meeting between Ijeoma, a Christian Igbo, and Amina, a Muslim Hausa,…