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 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 Culture

Black Brits knocking on overseas doors

There must be something in the air because Black Brits are travelling like never before. It is almost impossible to scroll through social media without seeing someone you know ‘living their best life’ abroad. Bali, Dubai, Santorini, and Thailand are just some of the destinations people have been flocking to lately. As a travel lover […]

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May 18, Your Culture

Where’s Our Narrative?

I love reading a variety of articles and books that allow me to debate and develop my own identity as a creative artist but also to help me grow into the black woman I want to be. Ever since I began nursery till today, a massive percentage of books and poems I’ve read are by […]

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May 18, Your Move

Interview: NARLOA

1. Tell us a bit about NARLOA. NARLOA is a green/ clean skincare brand. Our products are homemade with minimal but effective ingredients. Our ethos revolves mainly around creating uncomplicated skincare that is free from synthetics and harmful chemicals. 2. What inspired you to create a skincare line?  I love skincare and I believe in […]

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Feb 18, Your Culture

Embracing the Black British Experience

The first time I saw a black woman with braids on BBC news I screamed; not out of horror, but out of shock, for the first time ever I saw a journalist who looked just like me on British television. For the first time ever, I felt represented as a Black Brit. Growing up, I […]

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