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    IN SEARCH OF OUR MOTHERS’ GARDENS|| Alice Walker

    I have never read anything as capturing as this collection of essays ever in my life before. It is probably among the books I’ve taken the most time reading because the change and inspiration each page breathed into my being was something I was afraid to lose once it ended. There are a few books one can admittedly claim have changed their lives. This book I intend to keep for my daughter praying sincerely she will do the same for hers. Inside the pages of this book I found not only ‘Our Mother’s Garden’ but also the garden I am yet to create. In Alice Walker and her convictions I found…

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    WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS|| Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    The thing with society is just how easy it is to fall into the way things are done without scrutinizing the reasons and the presidents one sets for their own lives. It wasn’t until I was a young adult that I even became uncomfortable with gender roles in my society. I belong to a very traditionally Xhosa family and clan. Mostly, as with a majority of African tribes, it is very patriachal, yet it is the wives, the matriarchs from both my mom and dad’s families that outlived their husbands and as such had to continue the task of instilling values in them and the next generation. I will say…