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Mlilo Mpondo

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Mlilo Mpondo is a mother, writer and political science student. She hopes to rewrite the histories of the children we are yet to birth.

Vagina politics

I found my daughter fiddling with her vagina in the bathtub. The said vagina will here forth be referred to as a pony, it is…


I recently joined a new department at work and found myself at yet another empty desk begging to be adorned with baby pictures, perhaps plastic…

Independent women

When I found out that I was pregnant I felt sorely close to falling into the trenches of a “black stereotype”. I already had no…