May 18, Your Move

Top Tips for Dealing with Stress

As a black female, stress was not in my dictionary growing up. Even if I felt stressed I could not openly admit it, to myself or to others. But as I grew older, I realised how much stress was a part of our daily lives and is something that we face at different stages of […]

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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, Your Culture

Friends

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ― Muhammad Ali Friends are second to family for some they may even regard their friends as family. And if you think about it your first friends […]

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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 World

The Business of ‘Buying Black’

#Supportblackowned #buyblack #blackbritishbusiness The cause for ‘buying black’ has once again gained momentum in recent years. I say once again as this is a cause that is nothing new. Advocates for supporting black-owned businesses and black entrepreneurs have been vocal since the civil rights movement.  In this new age of social media though, as consumers, […]

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Mar 18, Your Culture

Never Be Afraid To Tell Your Story

My world? What is it like you ask? Well, I am a 25-year-old woman of the Kingdom Living with sickle cell and that isn’t easy, in fact, it’s tough, extremely hard, mentally exhausting and physically burdensome. It’s a massive rollercoaster of ups and downs, promising yourself that you won’t let it defeat you and being […]

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Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: Nation Clothing

Tell us a bit about your business Nation Clothing is all about celebrating culture and taking pride in heritage. My brand aims to link African and Caribbean nations to the United Kingdom through fashion and clothing. We are a streetwear brand, starting off small with just t-shirts but I envision it expanding into so much […]

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