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[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” full_height=”yes” content_placement=”middle” parallax=”content-moving” parallax_image=”3643″ css_animation=”none” css=”.vc_custom_1519372431654{background-color: #000000 !important;}”][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”EVERY STORY IS
IMPORTANT” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:55|text_align:left|color:%23fcfcfc” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”zoomIn” css=”.vc_custom_1519345156535{border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeIn”]DISCOVER INTERESTING STORIES AND BLOG
POSTS FROM YOUNG AFRICAN WRITERS[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1522985990043{background-color: #000000 !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”60px”][vc_custom_heading text=”THERE ARE STORIES THAT MUST BE HEARD AND TOLD” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:55|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”zoomIn” css=”.vc_custom_1522986727190{border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1519349360380{background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text][nxr_icontext icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”3606″ img_width=”48″ contb_icon_position=”contb-icon-left” content_title=”Because at BLANKPAPERZ ” content_description=”Every story is important and our words, spoken or written can be so powerful” custom_link=””][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text][nxr_icontext icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”3620″ img_width=”48″ contb_icon_position=”contb-icon-top” content_title=”A story to us” content_description=”Whether fictional or non-fictional, is a great tool that can be used in advocacy, raising awareness, and inspiring many to do good” custom_link=””][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text][nxr_icontext icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”3632″ img_width=”85″ contb_icon_position=”contb-icon-bottom” content_title=”This is why” content_description=”We are excited to identify, teach, encourage, support, and amplify the stories and voices of young writers who are using words and stories to address societal issues”][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text][nxr_icontext icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”3633″ img_width=”100″ contb_icon_position=”contb-icon-top” content_title=”therefore as writers” content_description=”We will lend our pens and voices to those who are voiceless, we will tell the stories that need to be told and we will use our writing as a great tool for peace, change and for the good of our societies

Like Niyi Osundare said, “To utter is to alter”” custom_link=””][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section full_width=”stretch_row” parallax=”content-moving” parallax_image=”3644″][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”THIS IS WHY WE DO THE AMAZING THINGS WE DO” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”top”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Blankpaperz seeks to build a strong community of young African writers wielding influence through the power of words and stories by supporting and giving writers a platform to let their voices and stories be read. We encourage young writers to use their writing and speak up about social issues.” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”fadeInDown”][vc_custom_heading text=”We do this by publishing the stories of writers on our online blog, organizing events and programmes, having book giveaways to encourage the reading culture and partnering with other organizations to promote education, leadership, literacy and other positive social causes.” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content” css=”.vc_custom_1523064735609{background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”60px”][vc_custom_heading text=”PROJECTS AND EVENTS” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:center|color:%23565656″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_media_grid element_width=”3″ gap=”1″ item=”mediaGrid_SlideOutCaption” grid_id=”vc_gid:1536325728038-ab3c73c8d5e479d0a79c75c7a8a769e5-1″ include=”3666,3652,3647,3665,3487,3488,3486,3482″][vc_btn title=”I want to see more events!” color=”inverse” align=”center” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.blankpaperz.com%2Fevents|||”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” equal_height=”yes” content_placement=”middle” css=”.vc_custom_1519376511771{background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][vc_column][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1522988351587{background-color: #000000 !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text][nxr_counter icon_type=”selector” icon=”fa fa-user” counter_icon_size=”32″ counter_icon_color=”#ffffff” counter_icon_position=”icon-left” counter_number=”110″ counter_number_format=”h2″ counter_number_color=”#ffffff” counter_units=”+” counter_units_color=”#ffffff” counter_text=”Contributing Writers” counter_text_format=”h3″ counter_text_color=”#ffffff” counter_speed=”5″ counter_background_settings=”none” counter_border_settings=”none” counter_border_corner=”0″ extra_class=””][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text][nxr_counter icon_type=”selector” icon=”outline outline-world-times” counter_icon_size=”32″ counter_icon_color=”#ffffff” counter_icon_position=”icon-left” counter_number=”350″ counter_number_format=”h2″ counter_number_color=”#ffffff” counter_units=”+” counter_units_color=”#ffffff” counter_text=”Submissions to Blog” counter_text_format=”h3″ counter_text_color=”#ffffff” counter_speed=”5″ counter_background_settings=”none” counter_border_settings=”none” counter_border_corner=”0″ extra_class=””][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1523065377683{background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”40px”][vc_text_separator title=”Why not use your words for the greater good of your community? Because to Utter is to Alter – Niyi Osundare” color=”black” style=”double” border_width=”9″][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row]