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Want To Write For The Move? It’s Simple.

Looking to showcase your skills and experience to people like yourself? We’re always looking for talented Black British writers, content creators, photographers, videographers business owners, freelancers, corporate and public sector workers and the like to share their experience or create a compelling and engaging piece on topics they are passionate about. At The Move we […]

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Dec 17, Your World

Blitter

Social media is a very new form of communication and we are the first generation who are growing up with it and experiencing its highs and lows. But because we are the first generation who have been there from the humble beginnings of BB, Bebo, and Myspace to the modern day giants of Twitter, Insta, […]

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Jun 17, Your Culture

Summer Love

I’m coming at you guys with a mini summer lookbook, i wanted to make it realistic so i made up three outfits that i’d actually wear on a summer night out (you guys know i don’t wear heels unless i go out lol).. What i love about London in the summer is that, it isn’t like any other […]

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Jan 17, Your Culture

Black Music is our Best Form of Therapy

For as long as I can remember, I have always been a huge music fan. Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Jazz – I loved it all. With this being said, I believe I was a lot more passive in my engagement with music as a teenager. It is only in recent years that I have come […]

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Oct 16, Your World

Black Lives Matter UK?

Over the last couple of years, the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter has grown from a social media campaign to being the subject of media headlines throughout the world. Borne from the frustrations of seeing unwarranted police brutality against black men and women in the US, this active movement calls for action against the marginalisation of black people. […]

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sept 16, Your Move

Dear Freshers

Dear Freshers, If there is one bit of advice I could give any 18 year old who is currently looking at #UniAdvice on Twitter, and joining Whatsapp/Facebook groups with future course mates, it is this: Do not spend your entire 3/4 years achieving a 2:1 while gaining weight, casualy attending a few society events, complaining […]

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sept 16, Your World

Channel 5: Gangland

I remember feeling sceptical when I saw the advert on Channel 5 promoting Gangland: Turf Wars/Murder. My immediate gut feeling was that this will be yet another programme reinforcing negative stereotypes of ethnic minorities; predominantly young, black and poor men mainly from council estates. I was not wrong. Whilst the producer claims that the motive […]

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sept 16, Your Culture

Diaspora Living: Thoughts of going home

It took me a long time to grasp this notion; the notion of what it means to be part of a diasporic people and grasp an understanding of my identity in that regards. However, living in the diaspora can often be a ‘conflicting’ experience. On one hand you have adapted to a new culture and different […]

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sept 16, Your World

France vs The Burkini

The idea that a woman can be forced to bare more flesh or face being fined sounds extremely ludacris; However, this is the exact conundrum faced by a Muslim woman in France this summer. Born from combing the words ‘burqa’ and ‘bikini’ a burkini is a head to toe bathing suit which enables Muslim women […]

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