Nov 18, Your Culture

Dear Sisters, A Letter From A Brother

Dear Sisters, A letter from a brother. Sisters, have you ever wondered why men hardly express emotions in relationships? Do you ever wonder why your man generally seems emotionally absent except from those moments of intimacy you share in bed? Perhaps you wonder why your father never expressed emotion; or remained emotionally unavailable to you, […]

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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 Culture

Policing Of Black Boys In Schools

I’m sure when I say that as a black man I have to face stereotypes, discriminatory practice and racism on a daily basis, this doesn’t come as a surprise. Despite these institutional set backs, over the years, I have been able to adapt my behaviour in order to ‘minimise’ or combat these stereotypes. This skilful […]

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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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Nov 18, Your Culture

One Man’s Perspective on Relationships: Post-Honeymoon Period

The majority of the time, on social media, we rarely see or embrace positive relationships in a meaningful manner i.e. #relationshipgoals. Unfortunately, the negative realities and possibilities of relationships are altogether more interesting and enjoyable for the audience to digest. For as long as I’ve been alive, there has been an eternal view that men […]

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Nov 17, Your Culture

For The Mandem

As 2018 is about to close and I sit and reflect about our generation, the more I realise that we’re among the most judgmental generation of all time. Us, as men must act tough and look a certain way for us to be considered “manly”. However, what this world has forgotten is that we are […]

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TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep3: The Erasure of Black British History

Hello! Happy Black History Month! In celebration, we decided to give you all TWO podcasts this month which are available on BOTH ITunes and Soundcloud! This episode is all about the erasure of Black British History Month in the UK. In this episode we discuss the choice by some councils to replace Black History Month with multicultural or diversity month, sacrifices of […]

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Oct 18, TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep2: Black Feminism

Hello! It’s black history month so we decided to give you all TWO podcasts this month which are available on BOTH ITunes and Soundcloud! This episode is all about Black Feminism. In this episode we discuss the Serena Williams v Naomi Osaka tennis match which rocked the world with debate, black men and white women’s perception of […]

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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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