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Redefining Your own Blackness

While it is Black History Month across the Atlantic, it is important to remember our rich history and reassert our significance and importance to the global cultural fabric that all too often gets overlooked. But it's also really important to think about the correct and long term ways of securing that position for ourselves. In… Continue reading Redefining Your own Blackness

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Anti-Blackness in British Islam

In the midst of fighting for Black lives, I think its important to remember that we are fighting for black lives in every corner of society. That being said, it is really crucial for all people of colour out there to understand that this movement is a call for you to change your attitudes towards… Continue reading Anti-Blackness in British Islam

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Cultural Insensitivity Comes in More Colours than White

As we all know, Shakira and J-LO performed at the Super Bowl in the US on the 2nd of Feb much to everyone delight. And by many accounts,, it was an excellent performance. But in the wake of that performance, Shakira’s ululation during the show has been on the minds and lips of a lot… Continue reading Cultural Insensitivity Comes in More Colours than White