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 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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Nov 17, Your Culture

#BlackExcellence – What’s all the fuss about?

In the age of information abundance and millennial satisfaction, social media plays a massive role in dictating the trends of culture. Right now, amongst all the hashtags, one that seems to be doing the regular rounds on ‘Black Twitter’ and other affiliates is #BlackExcellence. The idea is that we, our community, are celebrating individuals who […]

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