Your World

Why the advertising industry needs diversity

So it’s January 2018, I am doing my regular morning scroll on the TL while on my commute to work. Nothing out of the ordinary: Trump doing a madness, some guy chatting about women deceiving men with make-up, a girl promoting her christian blog, and then BAM. H&M’s new children’s campaign comes up. The monkey-jumper […]

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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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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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Oct 18

Stars In Our Eyes

Our History I’ve done something kind of special for you guys, because I was torn between two topics I figured you deserve both so here I am delivering to you a sort of 2 for 1 special… aren’t I lovely. October is here AND Black History Month is upon us in the UK, we 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 World

Infertility in the Black community

Around 3.5 million people in the UK have difficulty conceiving, but why is infertility viewed as a ‘white, middle-class problem’? The first IVF baby, Louise Brown, recently turned 40 years old. Her birth was a major milestone in science which was met with both excitement and controversy. One of the main points of debate was, […]

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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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