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The Black Woman in America

The Black Woman in America

“You’ll never recreate her no, hell no” – Beyonce, Don’t Hurt Yourself 13 minutes into Lemonade, Beyonce’s visual accompaniment to her album of black, female empowerment, the voice of Malcolm X is projected over a montage of black American women. He declares that: “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most… more

Book Club

Woman at Point Zero – June, 2016

Woman at Point Zero – June, 2016

Woman at Point Zero // Nawal el Saadawi Nawal el Saadawi is a formidable woman to read about. In the 1950’s she graduated as a medical doctor, challenging the patriarchal and sexist society that characterised the Middle East throughout the last two centuries. From there she became a vocal critic of the repression of women’s… Continue Reading

The World's Greatest Speeches

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists // Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie TedxEuston // 2013 The writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has become of the fresh new voices breathing life into the feminist agenda. I first discovered her as a novelist, writing compelling and utterly gripping books using the Nigerian middle classes as her inspiration. However, with the TEDx… Continue Reading

Quote of the Week

“I Love to See…

“I Love to See…

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” – Maya Angelou, American Writer and Activist (1928-2014) Maya Angelou was one of America’s most influential and insightful writers. She managed to capture the experience of a young… Continue Reading

Peter Banham
Peter earned his MA in Geopolitics, Territory & Security at Kings College London in 2015, following a BA in History and International Relations from Lancaster University. He has been the editor and a major contributor to A Little View of the World since 2012 where he has written on global affairs, international relations, development and world conflicts.