By Tasia N. Morgan

Lesedi La Batho Daycare Center Uplifts Community

Lesedi La Batho Daycare Center Uplifts Community

[vimeo 72469489] A special daycare center, located 16-miles north of Pretoria, South Africa, opened in 2011. This center in Mabopane, operated by Lesedi La Batho, not only provides childcare but also aims to empower and motivate local youth and the community. The center gives young mothers free services, teaches new mothers about proper baby care and […]

 By Tasia N. Morgan and Allison Clarke

Crisis in South Africa: Rape

Crisis in South Africa: Rape

Every six minutes a woman is raped in South Africa.  In an effort to stop the silence surrounding the crime of rape, those such as activist/performance artist Tapuwa Moore and rape survivor Mamphiwa Seema are speaking up. They hope to give rape victims the courage to move beyond the stigma to bring much needed attention […]

 

South Kensington: 3rd Ward Showcases Work of Marcella Marsella

South Kensington: 3rd Ward Showcases Work of Marcella Marsella

[vimeo 69430787] “Where were you when Michael Jackson died?” artist Marcella Marsella said as she started her presentation of art work. While a few people remembered their location, others remained silent. Marsella began her slideshow with a Google Maps snapshot pinpointing her exact location outside of the art store and gallery, Needles and Pens in San […]