Your World

Why the advertising industry needs diversity

So it’s January 2018, I am doing my regular morning scroll on the TL while on my commute to work. Nothing out of the ordinary: Trump doing a madness, some guy chatting about women deceiving men with make-up, a girl promoting her christian blog, and then BAM. H&M’s new children’s campaign comes up. The monkey-jumper […]

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Nov 18, Your World

My Footballing Magi

I had three black male idols growing up. At their peak, they were the best in their field. And they were all footballers. The 90s brought English football back to top with the inauguration of the Premier League. Foreign imports became the norm and amazing players from around the world graced the pitches of Britain. […]

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Nov 18, Your World

Where Are The Black Teachers At?

A couple of months ago The Move posted a poll on twitter to ask you all ‘How many black teachers/academics have taught you throughout your education?’ This was following a research report which found that: Out of more than 18,000 professors at UK universities, only about 110 are black Only 3.2% of academic managers, directors […]

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Nov 18, Your World

Why Politics Needs More Black People

We live in interesting times as the old adage goes and never has the need been greater for more diversity of voices on our political sphere. We know that bad policies will invariably impact us in a negative way, as black people we are more prone to unemployment, poor housing, discrimination and poorer health outcomes. […]

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Oct 18, Your World

The Value Of The Black Consumer

In the wonderful world of Black UK Twitter, you are bound to come across some of the most ludicrous comments and opinions one could ever think of (but I’m not judging). However, there are times when you can also find interesting and thought-provoking opinions which remind me all is not lost on us. Funnily enough, […]

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Oct 18, Your World

#TheLawIn60Seconds – Black History Month Special

Earlier this year, I posted the first of my #TheLawIn60Seconds videos online. I have been surprised by the positive response and it is great to see that they are helping make the law accessible. If you have not already seen the videos, please do take a look. They are only 60 seconds long but should […]

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Sept 18, Your World

Infertility in the Black community

Around 3.5 million people in the UK have difficulty conceiving, but why is infertility viewed as a ‘white, middle-class problem’? The first IVF baby, Louise Brown, recently turned 40 years old. Her birth was a major milestone in science which was met with both excitement and controversy. One of the main points of debate was, […]

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Jun 18, Your World

BAME Organ Donation

“To donate is to give someone the gift of life” I find it incredibly frustrating hearing some people’s opinions about organ donation, particularly in the black community, because we are literally hurting ourselves. Last week on @themovehub we ran a poll on Twitter and on our Instagram story asking people whether or not they had registered […]

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