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Movie Reviews

A’s Movies: ‘Amina’ Review.

Amina is a movie directed by Izu Ojukwu and produced by Okechuku Ogunjiofor starring Lucy Ameh, Clarion Chukwura, Ali Nuhu and Magaji Mijinyawa. Amina is based on a true story that revolves around the Zazzau empire warrior queen, Amina. Amina must utilize her military skills and tactics to defend her family’s kingdom. After watching Amina […]

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Movie Reviews

A’s Movies: ‘Swallow’ Review.

Swallow is a 2021 film based on a book written by Nigerian author, Sefi Atta and produced by award-winning actor and producer, Kunle Afolayan. It follows the life of Tolani Ajao played by Eniola Akinbo (Niyola) and her friend Rose played by Ijeoma Grace Agu. Waylaid by life’s pressures in 1980s Lagos, Rose becomes involved […]

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Movie Reviews

Introducing our Lastest Column: A’s Movies.

Featuring movie reviews created by black female creatives (filmmakers, directors, screenwriters, actors, etc.)

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How to Feminist

Intersectionality: A Tool for Social Justice in Nigeria.

Intersectionality shows that all forms of oppression can occur at the same time and when we try to make one greater than the other; we miss the point of what it looks to cure. It can exist on its own or within the identity of feminism. Intersectional feminism joins the ranks of radical feminism, liberal […]

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Beauty & Wellness

Diary of a Skinny ‘Un-African’ Girl.

I don’t remember ever not being skinny. I have too many disappointing memories of my younger self looking down into that extra space between the waistband of my trousers and my waistline. Then I would slowly look back up at the expectant and excited faces of my mother and aunt, and watch their expressions morph […]