When Opal Lee was 91 years she was on a quest to make June 19 (today) a federal […]
He has been described as the designer who “moulded women’s bodies into the best versions possible using a […]
She has been described as Africa’s Greatest Leader. On Monday 2 April 2018, Africa lost its “greatest leader“. […]
Maya Angelou knew how to touch every nerve and soul when she wrote. It was as though her […]
GOOD NEWS #1 – As of 2016 Black women have been the most educated group in US, according to […]
We’ve all heard and know the Rosa Parks story all too well. So at MOCCA Mums we […]
She was the brilliant nanny in The Help. The nanny who soothingly reassured Hilly, “You is kind. You […]
When we think of India and sport the first name that comes to mind is cricket and then […]
It would be impossible to write about the wife of Lebron James, one of the greatest basketballers of […]
She was born to Louisianan slaves, orphaned at 7, married at 14 and widowed at 20. By her […]
“As a child I thought that becoming an astronaut was the coolest thing but one of the most […]
It is easy to be blown away by her immaculate beauty, intimidating poise and stature and flawless, melanin-rich […]
She is the first African-American women to make the U.S. Olympic speed skating team after only 4 months of experience in speed skating on ice. This is a world record but who is the person behind this amazing feat?
There’s something enviable about the sad life of the character, Issa, in the TV series, Inseure. Pretty sad because Issa is a single, 20 something year old female living in LA, often unlucky in love and struggles to make ends meet. But why do we envy Issa?!
It baffles us at MOCCA Mums how a 10 year old, so stunning and so beautiful was the victim of persistent racial abuse and bullying.
Her body is clothed in a dark, enviable, surreal skin tone. She’s become the talk of the town. Her name is Amara LaNegra.
It takes just one novel or even a chapter written by Chimamanda Adichie to fall in love with […]
How do we define a true hero? This week, tennis super star Serena Williams withdrew from the Australian Open. Her reasons…
Many of us know of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Africa’s first female Head of State but this Nobel Prize Winner is also a wife, mother of 4 children, a survivor of domestic violence and a devout Christian.
Winfrey credits her grandmother for guiding her towards success, saying that it was Hattie Mae who encouraged her to speak up in public, giving Winfrey confidence at an early age and a positive sense of self.
Oprah Triva! How many of these facts did you know already?
She’s only 12 years but Marley Dias already has a vision for young girls of colour – to […]
Leah Chase is 94 years but this Queen of Creole cuisine’s hands are not only still cooking up a feast but they’re welcoming celebrities, famous presidents, politicians and curious tourists who…
This honorary MOCCA Mum also survived three assassination attempts during her trailblazing campaign for president! There are, indeed gaps in our children’s history books…
In 2006, Indra Nooyi became PepsiCo’s first female CEO and has an approximate net worth of $144 million. […]
There is something ‘normal’ about Serena Williams that makes every sister identify with her but in real, real life she’s as amazing as they come… (read more)
If you’ve been watching what some call the ‘new Cosby Show’, black-ish, you can’t miss Tracee Ellis Ross, who plays mom, doctor and wife, Dr Rainbow Johnson, a.k.a Bow. Some also know Tracee Elliss Ross as the second child of Diana Ross, which means she grew up in a home which Michael Jackson called frequently (gasps!). What many don’t know is..; (read more)
We all, or most of us know the key bio facts about former First lady… But did you know … (read more)