A personal essay on the nostalgia of growing older.
A personal essay on Colin Kaepernick, the history of protesting, and the struggle of being a black woman proud to be an American.
An unorthodox essay on the journey to loving your blackness and unlearning white academia.
A personal essay about body image as a black girl in relation to (Congolese) music.
A collection of thoughts that deconstruct Yvonne’s artistic visions for holistic wellbeing, and of her claiming her voice and space as a soft-spoken love listener
A short narrative based off of the writer’s constant struggle in terms of their self identity and their hatred for this question.
A letter and reading by Oyinda.
“I want the movements of my body to tell a story, each limb being a volume.”
“It’s all implied when you choose to separate yourself from a tradition. It stops you from looking inside and asking yourself if this actually what you want. Sometimes tradition is buried so deep within you, you see no other option as viable.”
“The marginalization, rejection, sexual objectification and colourism that dark skinned women face can not be understood unless it is personally experienced.”