Does Liberia Have a Rape Culture?

Following Sweetz’ recounts of said event, a friend of mine had a conversation with a guy that exemplifies the ‘excuse’ aspect of rape culture. The guy said, ‘DenG must have thought Sweetz was playing hard to get.” Other sentiments also include, as can be seen in the screenshots attached, ‘Sweetz gave him the impression, it was not even rape.’

Fact Check: President Weah’s Second Annual State of the Nation Address

From the data given, majority of our roads and infrastructure is being built by foreign funds, which has cause some to wonder, “How does this stimulate our economy and provide jobs for our people?”

The True Meaning and Intent of Feminism

Let’s start by making this abundantly clear: Feminism is more Pro-men than Anti-men as most men, and even some women, like to see it. It simply tells the world that: women deserve the same opportunities and chances that men do, women are equally creative, innovative and intelligent as men and women are not asking for…

Islam the Perfect-being

My name is Islam Sent as a guide from Allah to mankind My followers are called Muslims I am perfect but my followers are imperfect I am the divine method for you to follow I am the way to eternal salvation I preach the foundation of faith I am complete for all matters of life…

Life at Firestone Rubber Company II

Read the first part of this story here. Life in Firestone was highly polarized- the tappers lived in the ‘camps’ and the elites lived in the ‘bungalows.’ The white people who carried themselves as ‘masters’ in Firestone thought to coin a word that perfectly captured our realities. We were admittedly ‘campers’ because only tappers and…

Life at Firestone Rubber Company

As a kid, I did not bother much with the peculiar nature of the Liberia-Firestone relationship. I was mostly concerned with helping my dad meet his quota because I knew failure to do so would mean starving for days and potential loss of his job. Out of everything, what I feared most was not having a place to lay my head, but this took a toll on my dad who was forced to drag his 12-year-old daughter to work although she had school.

Patriarchy and Society’s Misconception on the Function of the Female Vagina

“Most men would no longer enjoy conversing with most women if they stopped bringing their vaginas along.”  ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana About two months ago, during one of my reflective moments, I randomly thought about sex and its impact on intimate relationships nowadays. I wanted to understand what would be the status of most relationships  in…

I am King

I am kingdom First name king I hail from divine melanin ancestry My heritage is rich and unparalleled The sufferings of those before me Emblazons and emboldens my quest I am free Not enslaved I am not a hashtag or a victim I am not discriminated against I am feared The thought of what I…

What Do You Do with Your Internet Data?

I know what you do with your internet data is none of my business. Trust me, my browser history is a testament of what I do with mine. It’s a closet full of secrets – only God knows. Recently, I decided to review records of my internet data consumption. I did not only realize I…

On Women and The Development of Patriarchy!

Read the first part of this series here In African societies, women stayed home in periods of war because of childbearing to look after the homes while the men were gone. An existential threat to the men became apparent—how were they to ensure the faithfulness of their women in their absence? This resulted in the…