" Find Love & Art In Everything, Including Yourself. "

- Linathi Makanda

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#31BlackWomxn: Celebrate and reflect in honour of womxn’s month.

In this blog post, Linathi explores being vocal as a form of self care, the importance of prioritizing your needs and educating those around you about them as well as the art of protecting your softness.

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4 empowering Instagram accounts by black women.

May 8, 2020 — 4 empowering Instagram accounts by black women · 2. Nedra Glover Tawwab (nedratawwab) · 3. Hey Black Viola (heyblackviola) · 4. Linathi Makanda ...

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Linathi Makanda

An autodidactic photographer and immaculate poetess.

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POETRY

[ n(aked) + (s)oul ]

Linathi Makanda's poetry is a work of genuine emotion and storytelling.

BooksAndRae

The poetry of Linathi Makanda is both universal and about searing personal experiences. I think each reader will find something here that particularly resonates for themselves

Mawson Bear

Makanda’s mastery of her style ensures a special accessibility and universality to her poetry. The obvious comparison is to the heartfelt fragments of Sappho’s poems, still powerful after more than 2500 years.

Clare Rhoden