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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Sept 18, Your Culture

It wasn’t cool to be African at school

My name is Tamala Ceasar and I’m an independent filmmaker who produces under my brand She Produces.  I produce, direct and edit newsworthy documentaries that focus on controversial and topical issues e.g divorce in the Church, the conflict between being woke and being religious and the experiences of first-generation Africans and Caribbeans settling in the UK […]

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TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep1 Pt2

Welcome to all our listeners! It’s your hosts @cillahope_, @toro_ox and @jaytheeking. To launch our podcasting move off in full flow we decided to give you all a TWO part episode this month!! Following on from our previous convo on the Black British experience we are discussing an array of hot topics from the impacts of pornography […]

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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 Culture

Healthy Living – Culture, Self – Care & Lifestyle

Healthy living is essential in this culture because it acts as a form of respect for yourself. There are many benefits for improving yourself and your lifestyle. It rewards you with a clearer mindset and stronger and well-rounded health. Minor changes can make a huge difference to the way see and feel about yourself. Sometimes […]

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Mar 18, Your World

Interview: Girls Trip Tours

Tell us a bit about Girls Trip Tours Girls Trip is a travel experience focused on female empowerment. We bring a group of women from around the world and across Africa to a specific African destination for the experience of lifetime. The idea is to explore Africa from a female perspective: connecting with homegrown influencers, […]

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Apr 18, Your Culture

“You’re a bounty”

“We’re all running the same race and jumping over the same hurdles – so why are you tripping me up?” – Carlton Banks Does anybody remember “Just Do It” bags? From around 2006 to 2010 these bags epitomised cool – the days of huge rucksacks were gone, and for just £10 from JD Sports you […]

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Apr 18

Why Do I Feel Like My Blackness is Being Policed?

Young black boy, there is more than one way to be black. Just like everything else, blackness comes in different forms. My adolescence cried for these words. Perhaps looking back, I’m being obtuse. Reality is, would my adolescent person willingly accept and comprehend the meaning behind these words? Questionable. Fragile, comparable to glass, easily shattered […]

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Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: #WOKEWeekly

Tell us a bit about #WOKEWeekly So, we’re a forum which facilitates the debates and discussions based around and beyond the UK black community at university campuses as well as through various forms of media. Our conversations exist solely to enlighten and educate one another – providing nurturing environments and safe spaces where people can […]

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