Hello people, long time no see. Je reviens de la première conférence afroféministe en Auvergne, à laquelle j’ai eu le plaisir de participer avec des militantes d’exception, Fania Noël, Po Lomami et Many Chroniques. Cela fait longtemps que je désirai sillonner la province avec ma petite trousse afroféministe, histoire de décentraliser la lutte auprès […]
Étiquette : roots
Queen, Belle, an inaccurate color
It can be very frustrating to be a literary student black woman. I read countless books from French literature and as my love for this domain grew through years, the time came when I got tired of not seeing women like me. As a matter of fact, I found my path in Afro-american, […]
Réflexion 6:"T'es pas vraiment noir(e)", bounty ou la plaie du colorisme.
J’ai toujours détesté le mot “bounty”. Parfois, on en riait avec un ami métis quand nous étions au collège. “Toi, t’es une bounty Mrs.Roots!“”Aah non! Dis pas ça !“. Bounty est un mot péjoratif faisant référence à la barre de chocolat, qui désigne le fait d’être “blanc à l’intérieur” quand on est noir. Il y […]
Roots & Inspiration [ENG,FR] : La Blédardise
• Hello Wilfried ! Can you introduce yourself for those who do not know you ? My name is Wilfried , I am 23 years old and I am from Cameroon where I was born . I currently live in Lyon and I have a degree in Marketing. I define myself as an afropreneur , […]
Roots & Inspiration : 2 Many Siblings [Eng, Fr]
From those endless afternoon I spent on Internet, I learnt a lot from interviews made by my favorite bloggers. These interviews made me think about what I want to do and not do, what I want to be and not be, but more than that; it teached me to dream. I still thought that imagination […]
Bookfair, publishing, and new category [Eng]
Hey there ! Those last days were crazy, so I take this time for giving you some news. I don’t know necessarily where to start, so let’s make a list: Editorial blog : It turned out my blog became more and more involved in some specific topics, and sometimes I am wondering if there is […]
My life fits in a box
You probably thought I disappeared ? I thought too. Among empty boxes, I put a little bit of myself in all of them : Time to leave, guys ! But I’m not as sad as I was few days before. I realized all the goods things which are coming and when I see my roomate […]
Roots, what's that ?
“Roots” seems to be a basic word, but I took time before realizing how meaningfull it could be. I could reduce this interest to my origins, but we can having roots in many ways. For example, I travelled a lot in different countries and this year, I lived during 9 months in Finland (I am […]