Extra Time

I could have died if she hadn’t held my hand. Yet if I meet her today, I may not recognize her. The anxiety that clogged my mind that day also clouded my eyes. I looked at her but did not see her.

The Abeokuta Women's Revolt.

You probably never knew that at a point in Yoruba history, women were Obas (Kings or Queens in this case). O yes there were in fact female Oonis of Ife (this is a topic for another post.

1929- Aba Womens Revolt.

You probably haven’t heard about Nwayeruwa, the woman who sparked a protest that twisted the hand of the British colonialists backwards until they had to give in on the issue of taxing women.