Woman Undressed

Woman Undressed is an ongoing series which explores, unpacks and addresses politics surrounding young women and social issues which affect black African women. It is an open space where young black women are encouraged to speak out against hegemonic, patriarchal and racists structures. The series also explores the complexities in the creation of the young…

The Mask You Live In

Watch the trailer for The Mask You Live In, a documentary from The Representation Project, which uses film as a catalyst for cultural transformation by challenging limiting stereotypes. The Mask You Live In follows “boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity”. Image –…

Talking Heads: Ory Okolloh

Ory Okolloh, founder of software company Ushahidi, is one of eight black women named as The 100 Most Influential People in 2014 by Time Magazine. Okolloh is a Harvard Law School graduate and the Director of Investments at Omidyar Network. She speaks to Yewande Omotoso about Africa’s aid problem, about holding leaders accountable, and her…