Nana Salaudeen

Sometimes I Write Things On Paper & Publish

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WILD AS FUCKKK

First I Met My Children, Then My Girlfriend. They’re Related.

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'What were her knickers like?': the truth about trying an open relationship

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1 day ago

I find that a useful entry point into any discussion of feminism in Africa is to define it as being fundamentally the struggle by women against patriarchal control and exclusion.

The State of Feminism In Africa Today

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Nana Salaudeen

1 day ago

"I have been assaulted. I have also not been assaulted. The difference was never what I was wearing, how much I flirted, or how much I was drinking. The only difference was whether or not the men felt it was okay or not to assault."

All the men who never assaulted me

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4 days ago

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The gender wars of household chores: a feminist comic

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4 days ago

This was difficult to read

Unprotected

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5 days ago

Nigeria's 100-year-old death-row inmate seeking pardon

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6 days ago

How the Human Brain Became Hardwired to Tell Stories

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6 days ago

Growing Up in the Library

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6 days ago

Dating Without Texting Is the Absolute Best

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Psychoanalyzing the World’s Problems Won’t Help Us Solve Them

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10 days ago

I am a motherwithout a baby

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17 days ago

An Unbelievable Story of Rape — ProPublica

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18 days ago

How to write the perfect sentence

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19 days ago

Lake Chad: The World’s Most Complex Humanitarian Disaster

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19 days ago

In crowded field, some media companies sour on podcasts

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23 days ago

12 Ways to Write More

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28 days ago

No, I Will Not Debate You

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29 days ago

Marvin Sordell: 'I felt dead inside. Writing is a way to get emotions out’

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Nana Salaudeen

29 days ago

Why am I doing this? Being a sports fan means signing up for shady capitalist practices, engaging in ugly tribalism, and very often, cheering for many human beings who stand for the opposite of what you believe in every possible way.

It Might Be Impossible to Be an Ethical Sports Fan

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29 days ago

‘You Did This To Him’: Ariana Grande, Mac Miller and the Demonization of Women in Toxic Relationships

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29 days ago

Lagos’s may be the most inventive. In two days in the city, this reporter was offered soft drinks, grapes, plantain chips, eggs, newspapers, windscreen wipers, hats, hot-water bottles, flip-flops, stuffed animals, gospel music, dog leads, three-legged stools, a large mirror and a CD rack.

People say they hate traffic jams, but are oddly tolerant of them

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Nana Salaudeen

29 days ago

Nigeria’s education system is failing to arm its children with the skills they need to work in the banking, manufacturing and petroleum industries that drive the economy

No Books, No Desks, No Pay: Nigeria’s Education System Is Failing

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Nana Salaudeen

31 days ago

Eliud Kipchoge Is the Greatest Marathoner, Ever

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Nana Salaudeen

34 days ago

Hot take: I don’t think people should hit on strangers. In fact, I don’t think people should really hit on anyone. It’s so often creepy and threatening, even if you mean it to be romantic and complimentary. It’s just the nature of this particular beast.

23 People You Definitely Aren’t Allowed to Hit On

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Nana Salaudeen

34 days ago

According to the creator of one of the world’s most successful online courses, almost anyone can learn anything—with the right technique.

Here’s how to learn absolutely anything, according to a world expert

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36 days ago

“I hit with Serena almost every day for eight years, and Naomi’s weapons are just as big,” Bajin says. “She’s not afraid of center stage, either, and that’s why I believe she has greatness within her.”

Naomi Osaka’s Breakthrough Game

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Nana Salaudeen

36 days ago

Narcissists engage in love bombing, where they are everything you ever wanted, and suddenly they are not.

Narcissists all follow the same patterns — here are some of the most common phrases they use

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Nana Salaudeen

36 days ago

"How happy are you?" "how certain?".
I scour wedding websites for evidence of doubt, but in these polished places I never find it.

When Love Seems Too Easy to Trust

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38 days ago

Older men have always used status, gifts and money to buy access to young women.

SEX AND THE SUGAR DADDY

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38 days ago

Given our wholly consensual interaction, did it matter who was stronger? Couldn’t we treat each other as two equal human beings, each of whom had invited and agreed to intimate acts?

He Asked Permission to Touch, but Not to Ghost

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Nana Salaudeen

38 days ago

One evening, very late, he put a 10,000-yen note on the low table between us. “You need money,” he said. “And I need you.”

The Kisses That Paid My Rent

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Nana Salaudeen

47 days ago

A few months after I began injecting testosterone, I discovered that one of the startling new privileges of my male body was that I could silence an entire room just by opening my mouth.

My Voice Got Deeper. Suddenly, People Listened.

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Nana Salaudeen

47 days ago

It can be almost unbearable for parents to watch their children pull away. But as tempting as it may be for parents to infiltrate the dark corners of their children’s personal lives, there’s good evidence that snooping does more harm than good

Parents Shouldn’t Spy on Their Kids

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Nana Salaudeen

49 days ago

Why do we continue to choose fear? Why do we care so much more if you are killed by a terrorist than by a drunken driver or an apolitically deranged individual with a gun?

Why we think terrorism is scarier than it really is (and we probably always will)

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Nana Salaudeen

50 days ago

The tiny African state of Benin is perhaps best known to the world as the cradle of voodoo.
But this is only part of a rich cultural history that includes a seam of folk tales, many of them handed down from generation to generation by walking storytellers known as "griots."

Once upon a time... preserving folk tales in Benin

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Nana Salaudeen

56 days ago

You do not decide to become an Osun priest, it's the spirit that chooses you.

In Nigeria, thousands celebrate Osun, goddess of fertility and water

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60 days ago

"What I learned that day is that attention from unfamiliar men is implicitly transactional, and a failure to pay the price can result in some traumatic consequence"

'It's only a beer': the unwritten contracts between men and women

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Nana Salaudeen

61 days ago

In a life bookended by tragedy, Prince Nico Mbarga poured joy into his music, including the most popular song in African history. But his own story has never been told — until now.

His Biggest Hit Sold More Copies Than Any of the Beatles’. So Why Haven’t You Heard of Him?

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Nana Salaudeen

61 days ago

Although marriage is supposed to be till death do us part, is it naive not to prepare for the worst with a secret bank account?

'Runaway accounts': Secret bank accounts women keep from their husbands

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Nana Salaudeen

63 days ago

Tens of thousands of people – mostly from the minority Haratine or Afro-Mauritanian groups – still live as bonded labourers, domestic servants or child brides

The unspeakable truth about slavery in Mauritania

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Nana Salaudeen

63 days ago

Shouldering more responsibilities at home is a big reason women are paid less than men and fall behind men in their careers, researchers say.

A ‘Generationally Perpetuated’ Pattern: Daughters Do More Chores

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Nana Salaudeen

63 days ago

It doesn’t matter how hard you work – just how busy you look

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67 days ago


Amid a sweeping workplace trend pushing collaboration, some people are finding they play a little too well with others, causing stress and overwork.

You Could Be Too Much of a Team Player

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Nana Salaudeen

67 days ago

Although bearing witness to these women’s murders is often gut-wrenching and exhausting, it’s also necessary. Because if we (black women writers) aren’t telling these stories, they often don’t get told at all.

I'm Tired Of Writing About Dead Black Girls

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Nana Salaudeen

68 days ago

I have a secret,” I said to my new friends at school. I whispered it so that they would see I was reluctant to mention it. The key, I felt, was to underplay. “My father is Steve Jobs.”

Growing Up Jobs

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Nana Salaudeen

69 days ago

When men actually “do more” than provide, they still often receive Nobel-level recognition for doing things that mothers routinely perform — without praise

When Being a Good ‘Dad’ Gets You Promoted to ‘Mommy’

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Nana Salaudeen

69 days ago

But I did want to get to know my colleagues, especially because I was trying to learn. So I’d reach out on Slack, the internal messaging system we use. If I saw a particularly well-reported feature, or well-written news story, I’d make a point to tell the author I enjoyed it, and exactly why.

The trick to staying close to coworkers when you work from home

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Nana Salaudeen

77 days ago

Most feminists don't hate men, as a group (we hate the system that disproportionately favors men at the expense of women), but — congratulations! — we are starting to hate you. Your obsession with misandry has turned misandry into a self-fulfilling prophecy.

If I Admit That 'Hating Men' Is a Thing, Will You Stop Turning It Into a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

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Nana Salaudeen

78 days ago

I am a bit of an extreme kind of person. I do not subscribe to the work-life balance philosophy but to the work-life integration. Sometimes your work is your life, and some of your life is work.

BIKO INTERVIEW: Carole Wainaina: My Marriage Never Failed, It Ended

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