Mid-afternoon throwback

I just spent the whole afternoon listening to One direction and watching their music. I wanted to remember what I loved most about them or to be honest why there were no more hits from them. Instead I discovered what they represent for me. My best teenage years. I teared through 'You & I', smiled … Continue reading Mid-afternoon throwback

HELLO SOTERIA: A LONELY STORY

It was a bright night, the kind that deludes you with the beauty of a full moon. Everything looked so serene and the nocturnal critters went on with their musical number. I was still upset from the fight or was it an argument? I’ll bet he would call it an argument.  I was angry because … Continue reading HELLO SOTERIA: A LONELY STORY

I lost My Hairline to Discriminative Dresscode Policy At Work.

Elizabeth NABUNYA

Here is what my hair looked like before I had my job.

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Here is what it looks like after  nine months of work.

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Why is the black woman’s hair discriminated against in the work place? Why is kinky textured hair a taboo in a society that refers to itself as progressive?

When I  wore a head wrap  to the work place,  my  supervisor called me aside  and  in low tone spoke saying; ‘Here we don’t wear head wraps, because they are not formal.’ She didn’t mention why. Later, I realise they didn’t even employ any Muslim woman.

I was told to always comb my hair and appear with it neat to work. If you are a kinky haired woman, you know this is one of the hardest things and most impossible goals to attain. Our hair strands are different lengths at different points on our heads, that’s just the…

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