Author: Mack

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I know a lot of the time when we think of Human Rights, we are thinking of ourselves. It’s only normal to personalise it because it affects all of us personally. But here’s the thing, we are great at being advocates of Human Rights but not so much for our human responsibilities and after having…

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I get so much slack from my friends and family for not answering my Whatsapp messages and/or Instagram DM’s and I’ve just gotten super tired of explaining myself to them because if I’m keeping it 100 – I also don’t know why I do it. I would say it’s a bad habit but then I’d…

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I catch the pattern Of  your silence Before you speak I do not need To hear a word In your silence Every tone I seek Is heard by Langston Hughes I used to think my mom was invalidating my feelings when she’d tell me to be silent after telling her about a heated argument I had…

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[spacer height=”20px”] So, I had initially planned for this piece to be for November as it is well known for being the month for men to celebrate their masculinity, however I still think it’s a very fitting piece to end the year off with. I’ve been really obsessed with celebrating young, gifted, black men and…

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[spacer height=”20px”] So, I recently had a health scare and it really got me thinking about my physical health journey. Over and above working out (which I regularly try to do) I feel as though a lot of young women don’t invest in their physical health. If I was someone who got a physical checkup…

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[spacer height=”20px”] I know I’m the last person to speak on this topic because I’m all about removing myself from situations that hurt me. However, as an evolving woman who’s dealing with different obstacles along my life journey, I’ve come to realise that there’s nothing wrong with reconciliation. I was always under the impression that…

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[spacer height=”20px”] I don’t know about ya’ll but I am absolutely uneducated and ignorant about the petrol industry, I mean I don’t even have a car so I barely know even the price of petrol unless you guys are busy making a fuss about it on the internet so when I heard a female friend…

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[spacer height=”20px”] Okay let’s settle this once and for all, do you guys actually know what depression is? I’m not even joking, this is a question I posed on Twitter the other day and the responses were scary. I really don’t think some of us know what depression is and because of that we have…

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[spacer height=”20px”] Have we all heard the saying “be careful what you wish for because you might just get it”, yes? Okay but what if you don’t get what you wish for, what if you get the complete opposite? I feel as though some of us are so stuck on what we want and our…