Grad Zine

Apr 2021

The sterilisation of Afro Brazilian women and struggle for reproductive rights in Latin America

The aim to regulate the reproductive rights of Afro Brazilian women is just another example of how racism has been institutionalised in Brazil
Apr 2021

Marsai Martin’s ‘No Black Pain’ commitment leads the way for authentic Black Female cinematic representation

The film industry commonly depicts the Black experience as traumatic; Marsai Martin’s latest venture aims to embody the multi-faceted nature of Blackness
Apr 2021

Blessing Olusegun: The world does not stop moving for the death of a Black Woman

How the stark differences in media and public reaction to Sarah Everard and Blessing Olusegun’s deaths, forced me to confront my ideas of feminism
Mar 2021

Skinfluencer Alicia Lartey looks beyond the surface to tackle racism in the Beauty Industry

The idea that Black women do not experience pain needs to die. A lot of medical professionals believe this, and it results in poor care
Mar 2021

Horcelie Sinda Wa Mbongo on HIV stigma and African identity

Horcelie Sinda Wa Mbongo is on a mission to destigmatize conversations around HIV/AIDS within the African community
Mar 2021

#IWD: Lanaire Aderemi and the Art of Black Storytelling

Lanaire Aderemi reminds us that there are stories within us, we just have to tell them and learn about the histories and stories of our foremothers
Mar 2021

#IWD: How Lavinya Stennett of The Black Curriculum is Transforming British Education

Educational omissions of Black people’s contribution to the formation of Britishness has directly led to racial ignorance