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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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Feb 18, Your Culture

Staying Single Is My Way Of Practicing Self Care

I have avoided the conversation of my relationship status around valentines day, if you follow my blog you would know I am not shy when it comes to speaking about being single. However around this time of the year I try to focus on anything and everything else to distract myself from feeling lonely. But […]

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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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Feb 17, Your World

Diaspora Corner: Political Unrest in The Gambia

I must say, it’s rather funny how Mr. Jammeh lost the 2016 elections after winning five times prior to these elections. The question that arises is how can he possibly lose after the fifth time, Gambian’s love him right? Apparently not. Jammeh being a self-proclaimed dictator made a rookie mistake. He got comfortable in his popularity […]

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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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Nov 16, Your World

The Scapegoat

The most repeated commandment in the Bible is ‘Do not be afraid’. It was repeated a total of 365 times one some form (once per day- coincidence? I think not). Meaning that this is a strong commandment in both the Qu’ran and Torah also, considering that they share the same Abrahamic God and have corresponding […]

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Nov 16, Your World

Black & British? – The paradox unravelled

“Too Nigerian to be British and too British to be Nigerian” “Too Nigerian to be British and too British to be Nigerian.” A rhetoric I know all too well. Is it possible to be Black and British? Let me delve into this My name is Olajide, “Jide” for short. Those of the smart ones in […]

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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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Apr 16, Your Culture

Spring look

Spring is here! Which of course means new trends or should I say reinvented trends? Florals? Ground breaking! What is Spring fashion all about? Spring fashion is that ‘nearly summer but still chilly but you don’t need a coat’ type of fashion where you don’t have to wear heavy outerwear but you can layer up […]

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