Post Tagged with: "South Africa"

Get Familiar With Dr. Glenda Gray – The Woman Leading The Largest HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

Get Familiar With Dr. Glenda Gray – The Woman Leading The Largest HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

The US may have staked its claim in leading the charge against finding a cure for cancer with the new $6.3 billion “Moonshot” research bill, but when it comes to […]

January 16, 2017 ×
Trevor Noah’s Powerful Reminder That Existing In The World As A Person Of Color Is A Political Act

Trevor Noah’s Powerful Reminder That Existing In The World As A Person Of Color Is A Political Act

We are in the midst of a turbulent political period here in the United States, yet it is a moment not unique to Americans by any means. Following the election […]

November 29, 2016 ×
South Africa-Based Fly Blue Crane Is The First Airline Started By A Black Woman

South Africa-Based Fly Blue Crane Is The First Airline Started By A Black Woman

Hello broken gender and race barrier! Remember the name Sizakele Mzimela because she has not only made history, but has paved the way for many other women in the aviation […]

May 20, 2016 ×
All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit Black Mambas Stopping The Killing Of Endangered Species In South Africa

All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit Black Mambas Stopping The Killing Of Endangered Species In South Africa

We all know poaching and killing animals, especially those which are endangered, is a horrible thing to do. How some people can pass off hunting as some type of sport […]

December 31, 2015 ×
South Africa’s Leading LGBTQ Activist On What It Actually Takes To Change The World

South Africa’s Leading LGBTQ Activist On What It Actually Takes To Change The World

By Hannah Meyer In 2008, Ndumie Funda found herself grappling with the deaths of her fiancĂ©, Nosizwe Nomsa Bizana, and close friend, Luleka Makiwane. Both women had died of AIDS […]

October 14, 2015 ×
She Made History By Becoming The 1st African Woman To Captain A South African Navy Ship

She Made History By Becoming The 1st African Woman To Captain A South African Navy Ship

Here in the United States we have seen some pretty major news out of the military in terms of breaking gender barriers. In the Army, the elite Ranger squad has […]

September 14, 2015 ×
A Range Of Black Dolls From South Africa That Step Up The Diversity Stakes? Yes Please!

A Range Of Black Dolls From South Africa That Step Up The Diversity Stakes? Yes Please!

If you’re read any of our coverage of emerging doll brands that are seeking to break the mold on what dolls should look like, you will be familiar with the […]

August 27, 2015 ×
Why Women’s Rights (And My Personal Life) Became Better Thanks To Nelson Mandela

Why Women’s Rights (And My Personal Life) Became Better Thanks To Nelson Mandela

This past weekend I went to see the new movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name. The fact that the former South […]

December 13, 2013 ×
Jennifer Hudson Playing Winnie Mandela – A Powerful Combination Of Talent Representing Passion

Jennifer Hudson Playing Winnie Mandela – A Powerful Combination Of Talent Representing Passion

On September 6, a very powerful and heart-wrenching movie will be released that will make you never want to go back to a life of mediocrity ever again. ‘Winnie Mandela’ […]

August 14, 2013 ×
Tyra Covers Cosmo South Africa And Reinvents Beauty In Her Flawsome Way!

Tyra Covers Cosmo South Africa And Reinvents Beauty In Her Flawsome Way!

Supermodel and self-made Media Mogul Tyra Banks graces the cover of South Africa’s Cosmopolitan Magazine December Issue. While we just covered a story about a young woman fighting to ban […]

December 10, 2012 ×