Oct 18, Your Move

In A Woman’s World – Blogging As A Black Man

Seeing a black man blogging about a topic(s) that they are passionate about or sharing their everyday is such a rare sight in modern society. From the naked eye it’s clear to see that blogging is female-dominated, with certain social media accounts, pages and movements even being dedicated to supporting and empowering female bloggers. It […]

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Oct 18, Your Culture

Embracing My Melanated British Self

Figuring out what it meant to be Black British while growing up in London was a process. I feel like only now at my 20 years of age, am I finally understanding what that means – in the wider context and to me personally. For a little bit of background, I’m a West African Hybrid. […]

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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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Oct 18, Your Move

Melanin Medics and The Racial Disparities In UK Medicine

Melanin Medics is an organisation dedicated to supporting the UK community of African-Caribbean aspiring medics, medical students and medical professionals – while also tackling the underrepresentation of African-Caribbean’s in UK Medicine. Melanin Medics has been focused on implementing practical, effective and positive solutions to help overcome underrepresentation and the multiple socio-economic barriers in the medical […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

Interview: Connect4Better (Cee4Bee)

Tell us a bit about Cee4Bee Connect4Better (Cee4Bee) is a three year old charity which sets out to improve the life chances of the minority black Afro-Caribbean living in UK. We want to reduce the statistics surrounding poverty within the Black community and want to see more Black African-Caribbeans breaking the glass ceiling in the […]

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May 18, Your Culture

Finding The Balance In Your Diet

“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art” François de La Rochefoucauld Summer 2018 is around the corner, and for many us it’s kind of a tradition that around this time of the year we start crash dieting. Not so long ago, this was the story of my life. Nearly every […]

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Sept 17, Your Move

Recruitment Agencies for BAME’s

Ron Shillingford, writing for the Powerlist Foundation, stated that: “The myth that black millennials only excel in sport and entertainment has always frustrated me immensely. The many negative stereotypes of black people have also been a great source of irritation. Occasionally we see a black millennial heralded in the mainstream media for academic or artistic […]

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Aug 17, Your Culture

CurlyTreats Festival Review

Following up from our interview with Vinna Best, the founder of the CurlyTreats Festival (previously know as natural hair week) we were kindly invited to the event to see it in action. We were greeted by a friendly face, quickly checked on the guest list and set free to roam the ‘marketplace’. Once we stepped […]

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