Sara-Jayne King tells us about how her mother gave her up for adoption in England and upon her return to South Africa, told everyone she was dead. She also tells us how Black Twitter helped her find her biological father in twenty-four hours.
Cecilia’s battle with cancer was tough . Just when she thought it was over, the cancer recurred, and she had to have a mastectomy.
His only connection to his birth mother is a letter, two pieces of gold jewellery, and a teddy bear. Now he wants to know more about the mother who gave him up for adoption as a baby.
Cultural norms and traditions are beautiful and complex, but in Nellie’s case, they were used as a weapon against her.
From the moment he was born, Judge Albie Sachs’ path as a revolutionary was set. He was named after Albert Nzula, an activist and writer.
A young woman tells her story of overcoming guilt and finding fresh strength for life.
For many people who battle depression, suicidal thoughts are a part of daily life. When Anela’s depression became more sever, she thought that suicide was the only option. She recounts the story of how it brought her to a halt, and how, eventually, she survived.
Sarah’s journey to embracing womanhood has taught her that she is free to be unique – and to make choices that empower not only her, but her family as well.
Telling your story of forgiveness can help you gain freedom and move on with your life – even when the tragedy you have faced is too huge for words. Brenda Heinrich recounts the story of her family’s murder.
Three black South African youths – Mzamo, Lebogang and Neliswa – discuss what their experiences of race, racism and micro-agressions in the democratic South Africa have been.