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The Very Best Original and Curated Content on Race, Gender and Self-Care.

A compilation of thought provoking articles to read, review and revisit!

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July Fourth and Freedom for Black People

July Fourth this year comes in the midst of a pandemic, an economic depression, a national reckoning on racism and police brutality


How To Challenge Racism: Top 9 Tips

This article shares 9 tips to help you challenge racism


A Black Woman’s Guide to Navigating Berlin Gawkers

Nearly two years later, and my morning routines still include mental preparation for an onslaught of dehumanising, invasive, and unwelcoming looks


Nigeria’s Culture and Legal System Enables Gender-Based Violence and Female Subjugation

Unfortunately, Nigeria has many rape apologists and rapists in positions of power


Coca-Cola and Cafemol: On Being a Zambian Woman

Their body language changed, I felt like I had done something wrong or said the wrong word


5 Unique Shows That Capture The Black Experience in Britain

It shouldn’t be seen as bold or daring to commission Black talent to create shows, it should just be standard procedure