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Projecting Our Sheroes : Toni Morrison

Projecting Our Sheroes : Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is a Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, editor and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, exquisite language and richly detailed African American characters who are central to their narratives. She was born on February 18, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio. Her novels are known for their epic themes, exquisite language […]

Saluting Bene Madunagu at 70

Saluting Bene Madunagu at 70

Our subject is known officially as Professor (Mrs) Bene Edwin Madunagu; but in the Nigerian Left she is simply Comrade Bene. In other spheres she is variously called Bene, Ben, Mumsy B, Mummy and Auntie Bene. To those old enough to remember the name she was given at birth, and insist on calling her so, […]

Google doodle for International Women’s Day invites women to share dreams

Google doodle for International Women’s Day invites women to share dreams

It can be hard to dream big or put into words grand aspirations when most of us are simply trying to make it through the day. But that’s what this year’s Google doodle for International Women’s Day is all about. For International Women’s Day in 2016, the doodle team visited 13 countries and asked more […]