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THE PRESSURE TO BE STRONG IS DEHUMANISING

The ‘Strong Black Woman’ stereotype is the deeply rooted belief that Black women are naturally strong, resilient, independent, and self-sacrificing.
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relearning history through a discovery of my african roots

I started writing this article with the intention of exploring and uncovering my connection with East Africa as a British
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solo travel

I booked flights to Copenhagen on a Sunday night whilst sitting on the top deck of the bus on my
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i didn’t know i was black until i immigrated

When you’re born and raised in a West African country, racism is more of a concept than it is a
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reflections on eating, cooking and a lemon drizzle loaf

Up until recently I always thought my mum loved cooking and that feeding my brother and I was her love
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on faith

I was born in Zimbabwe in 1982, back then we were all Catholics — because the President was Catholic. It
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the year of the return

Year of Return. Back home. Back to Africa en masse has been a long time coming. In 2019 Ghana held
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london is not the UK

London is not the UK: why employers and diversity initiatives need to consider this for student and graduate opportunities in
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i’m an artist and bored at galleries

Galleries, museums and exhibitions are regarded as spaces that house high art. The majority of said spaces – especially those
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black-scottish, black-british or part of the black diaspora?

“I was born in here, but my parents are Nigerian.”  Those words were my life. For a long time, they
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