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01 September 2024

Arts & Culture

Portrait of Melissa Thompson by Kehinde Wiley

The series marks the first time the artist has worked solely with women and explores themes of feminism, identity, and representation

06 April 2025

Arts & Culture

NAOMI: In Fashion

Naomi moved beyond the world of fashion, performing in music videos, launching her own perfume and becoming a champion of diversity

Real Reads

Real Reads

Autograph presents: Amplify ‘Stranger in the Village’ Afro European Matters

interdisciplinary artists create new works, emphasising the experience Afrodiasporic communities in Europe, identity formations. migration and freedom of movement

Real Reads

SHE’S IN Ctrl: Dr Anne Marie Imafidon’s new Book on How Women Can Take Back Tech

An inspirational exploration of why women are under-represented in tech, why it matters, and what we can do about it

Real Reads

In conversation with Candy-Ellie Graham, founder of Cultural Style Week

A new global movement to encourage and empower people of all backgrounds to celebrate their unique cultural heritage through fashion, hair and beauty

Africa in Focus

Africa in Focus

London’s biggest festival of African cinema, Film Africa, celebrates its 10th Edition

Themes covered include a mother’s love, belonging, sisterly bonds, migration, sexuality, gender, religion, repressed trauma and freedom struggles

Africa in Focus

Phaidon catalogues a continuum of African Artists from 1882 to today

A groundbreaking A-Z survey of the work of over 300 modern and contemporary artists born or based in Africa

Africa in Focus

Iwájú: Disney and Kugali to Collaborate on New Series

Described as a ‘love letter to Nigeria’, the long-form series is steeped in science fiction, and includes themes of class divide and inequality

Grad Zine

Grad Zine

DJ Kem Kem on Stanford University, the Need for Women-Focused Spaces in Music, and Working with Tems

“It’s exhausting but I know my worth”: Grad Zine talks with the multifaceted Nigerian creative, ahead of her next show in London, in March

Grad Zine

Precious Mustapha on Fate: The Winx Saga and Complex Black Characters

“I was hoping that they went for a dark-skinned girl for accurate representation like the cartoon. So, I was really happy when I got the role”

Grad Zine

13 Going on 30: The Parentification of Black Girls

From cooking, cleaning, studying and taking care of siblings, essentially being the ‘second mother’ or ‘third parent’. Parentified children become hyper-independent adults

My2Cents

Stephen Lawrence Day: 31 Years On, Very Little Has Changed

White supremacy as a racist ideology underpins the justified use of violence and acts of terror against Black and Global Majority populations

Arts & Culture

Urgent Plea: Save the MA in Black British Writing at Goldsmiths College!

The loss of this groundbreaking programme, would be akin to ‘cultural and social vandalism’

Arts & Culture

Stormzy Launches The Third Year Of The #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize

The prize represents the heart of what #Merky does, publishing bold voices from untraditional spaces, and providing a platform and literary home for new talent

Investigations

Investigations

Human Rights Abuses Still Persist Six Months on from Nigeria’s #EndSARS Movement

“I’ve been stopped, singled out for my hair, my short dress. They search my bags looking for condoms to arrest me for prostitution. It’s insane”.

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