Nov 16, Your Culture

A weight loss story

There are so many diseases that as black people we are more likely to develop than other ethnic groups and more likely at a younger age e.g. Diabetes, high blood pressure, Strokes etc. Therefore it is essentially that we take care of our bodies through health eating and regular fitness to lower these risks. With […]

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Nov 16, Your Culture

Autumn Fashion

Autumn is present and my, oh my it’s chilly! Nevertheless fashion prevails over suffering. We have been inspired by Goth Glam A/W trends from the likes of Marc Jacobs, Rodarte and Alexander Wang with quite grungey shoes and sharp ruffles etc. It’s an excuse to wear all black and get away with it! We incorporated […]

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Nov 16, Your Move

5 reasons why you should study in Europe

Studying abroad in America was one of the best decisions I have ever made. It opened my mind to new passions, experiences, and ways of life which I didn’t know existed. I definitely would not have thought so deeply about Black British culture if I had not lived in a society which is so saturated […]

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Nov 16, Your World

The Scapegoat

The most repeated commandment in the Bible is ‘Do not be afraid’. It was repeated a total of 365 times one some form (once per day- coincidence? I think not). Meaning that this is a strong commandment in both the Qu’ran and Torah also, considering that they share the same Abrahamic God and have corresponding […]

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Nov 16, Your World

Black & British? – The paradox unravelled

“Too Nigerian to be British and too British to be Nigerian” “Too Nigerian to be British and too British to be Nigerian.” A rhetoric I know all too well. Is it possible to be Black and British? Let me delve into this My name is Olajide, “Jide” for short. Those of the smart ones in […]

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Nov 16, Your World

Black Britain reacts to President – Elect Trump

After witnessing months and months of one of the most controversial Presidential elections, despite the opinion of polls which up to this point had been very much in favour of Hillary Clinton, this week America decided to elect Donald Trump as president for the next 4 years. Black Britain took to social media to reflect […]

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Nov 16, Your Move

Breaking out of the Box: My Job-Seeking Experience

The beautiful illusion of university life clouded my assessment of the future. This led to my not taking job applications as seriously as I should have, from the start. Although I started sending out applications for Media roles in January 2016, I did not give it a lot of attention. This was due to the […]

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Nov 16, Your Culture

I Love Your Natural Hair

  Me and my mum spoke about the “natural Hair movement” and the fact that we see so many styles on so many different types of hair now. My mum said she wish we had cards to give out to woman that simply complimented their hair and showed our appreciation. I’m not confident enough to […]

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Nov 16, Your Culture

Why I Changed my name.

A few weeks ago I listened to a short clip of an interview by former blue peter presenter Andy Akinwolere (see link below for the clip) if you watched blue peter back in the day many of you would recognise him, but if not look to the left for his photo. In the interview he […]

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Nov 16, Your Culture

Thailand Travels

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” – St. Augustine. Now I’ve heard this quote before but to see it validated was an amazing experience l was blessed with this summer. Backpacking throughout Thailand and witnessing the uniquely beautiful cities and islands is a memory that is […]

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