Jan 18, Your Culture

Let’s all invest in Black Businesses, please?

I’m sure we can all relate that there is a shortage of successful black businesses, and there must be a reason as to why black people find it difficult to invest in their own. Is it down to the consumer or the entrepreneur? Or is it something more deep-rooted? I always feel ashamed when I […]

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Jan 18, Your Culture

Stormzy and the double standards of drug use

Last week, the dumpster fire of a newspaper that is The Daily Mail published an online article with the headline “Popular grime artists such as Stormzy are [fuelling] the use of ‘skunk’ by treating cannabis as ‘product placement…” I won’t link to the article because I don’t want to give that racist paper more clicks […]

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Jan 18, Your Move

Pushing Through

Can you just imagine that feeling of achievement? Can you imagine that in 2018, you reach every goal you set? Can you picture the day someone on a stage announcing that you have won some prestige award? I know you can. You’ve been working for it all your life. You see your parents struggle in […]

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Jan 18, Your Move

Consistency

Cardi B, Michael Dapper and Maya Jama have one major factor in common aside from the fact that they work in the entertainment industry. This is simply the fact that they are consistent with their work, projects. as a result, in 2017 their hard work truly paid off really well for them. With every New […]

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Jan 18, Your World

Nano-Post-Colonialism

What does the rest of the 21st century hold for the oldest continent in the world? All my life, I have been taught by Western society that the African continent is downtrodden by its own inequities such as rife destitution, corruption, poor levels of education, poor infrastructure and perpetual war. Even as a person of […]

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Jan 18, Your Culture

Shopping List.

Skittles Cellphone Loud music Cigarettes Cigarillos Shopping Toy gun Failure to signal CDs Broken tail light Falcon Heights. I waltz around this wildly ethnic store with my western white eyes. westernised and closed eyes. I see ‘woke‘ t-shirts all around me. Why, have these folk been asleep all along?  Melanin flavoured fabrics and supremacy resistant […]

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Jan 18, Your Move

Interview: Subcultured

Tell us a bit about your organisation  SUBCULTURED is a fashion, art, music and student culture publication, written by students about students, currently based at the University of Surrey. It allows students to pursue their creative interests alongside their degrees. It also provides students with valuable experience in design, business, marketing, features or whichever area […]

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Jan 18, Your Move

What’s the worst that can happen?

Sometimes we want to do things in life, but often fear appears to hold us back. We have our heart set out to do something but the negative voices in our heads seems so loud. What we most desired, suddenly brings a crippling fear into our hearts because we fear one thing, failure. Essentially the […]

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