Saturday, we attended a conference titled "Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women Conference" which was held at the Ivy League Columbia University. The university is absolutely beautiful with its historic buildings and architecture. The conference was very informative as it focused on black women's history, their struggles and phenomenal achievements.
|University of Columbia|
|My beautiful friend Jackie & I|
|Banner from the Conference|
After realising that I stuck out like a sore thumb because of my weave in a room filled with fros and locks, it made me wonder what defined us as a people or rather as Africans? Does my hair make me more African? Is it my behaviour? Culture? Heritage? Geographical location? The language I speak? The food I eat? The questions are endless...