Macabre Religious Relics: The Nursing Madonna/Virgo Lactans.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nursing Madonna is an iconography of the Madonna and Child in which the Virgin Mary is shown breastfeeding the infant Jesus. The depiction is mentioned by Pope Gregory the Great, and a mosaic depiction probably of the 12th century is on the facade of Santa Maria in Trastevere in Rome, though few other examples …

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Women Mob Bosses: Stephanie St. Clair / The Queen of Harlem

Reading Time: 5 minutes Stephanie St. Clair, the notorious “queen” of the illegal numbers racket in New York’s Harlem neighborhood, sat in a witness chair to testify about payoffs she made to New York police to protect her employees from arrest. The date was December 8, 1930, in a Prohibition-era city reeling from recent exposures of police officers who, …

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I Won’t Explain

Reading Time: < 1 minute That I should scissor my locks
Instead of my girlfriend
That I should be more quiet
Ain’t good for a woman
With a voice
Be more soft
For who will marry you?
Like I said I wanted a prison

Did I Just?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wed 18, Thurs19, ©️Njahîra  The silence here is blissful It grounds me beautifully  Gorgeous humans though can be a trip Literally has me on a trip You feel like home, warm and safe Full of love, blissful Moments away from the silence absolutely worth it, For joy in the silence of your soft foot on …

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Gemini Spice At 2, Wambui Ochieng’ at 27. So Far, So Goddess!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Second Year And Still Going. People!!! Gemini Spice Magazine is now in our second year! What a journey this has been! I can’t begin to express how amazing this venture has been! I look at the Gemini Spice Magazine website and I am drawn to tears. I remember as a young child, innocent, naive, full …

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Period Poverty Is A Crime Against Women.

Reading Time: 4 minutes And in Kenya, over 65% of girls still cannot afford this. Over 37% of the general population lives on less than 134ksh a day ,where is the money for pads for a household of more than just one girl and multiple expenses of the least of which is school fees, food, water, electricity,among others, supposed to come from? 

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