Real Reads

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Apr 2021

Laid Locs: A Safe and Effective Natural Hair Gel For Black Hair

This article shares the budding project for an all natural hair gel for thicker hair textures. Read to see how you can support this project to help it become a reality!
Apr 2021

Tramway Path House Raffle Winner: Prescila M

Read the extraordinary account of how a 22 year old graduate bought 35 raffle tickets, and now owns a home!
Apr 2021

Top 7 Books by Black Female Authors

Our Business Editor shares 7 top business books by Black Female Authors
Apr 2021

Journey to the Motherland: A Diasporic Account of My Return to Nigeria (Part Two of Four)

Aunty had made me scrambled egg and yam for breakfast, which I ate with intrigue. The humble dish gave me a satisfying novelty to consume. I felt like a true Nigerian
Apr 2021

Should Black People Wear Sunscreen?

An investigation into the age-old question of whether Black people shouldwear sunscreen
Mar 2021

The Gen Z Pan-African Climate Activist Set to Take the UK Government to Court

The campaign rebukes the government’s complicity in funding ecocide and genocide within the Global South, affecting families of Global Majority communities in the UK
Mar 2021

Jessica C. Neal I, the Sauciest Archivist on the East Coast, Invites Us Home

‘I think it’s important for Black people to own Black art and support Black cultural production’
Mar 2021

Lina Iris Viktor: Reimagining Darkness as a Positive Force in the Art World and Beyond

Viktor explores race, history and identity through art to conjure profound reassessments of Blackness and Black Womanhood
Mar 2021

Afua Osei: The Motherland Mogul Training Future Black Female Entrepreneurs

S.L.A has created a model of ethnically diverse and inclusive innovation ecosystems that allows access to the funds, mentorship and support
Mar 2021

Let Your Voice Be Heard: FGM Survivor and Feminist Campaigner, Jaha Dukereh, Speaks

The ‘cut’ iwu aru ceremony, leaves girls with the most basic version of one of the most complex female organs
Mar 2021

In Conversation with Rachel Gnagniko

A candid conversation about diversity and inclusion, being multicultural, tackling racism and period shame
Mar 2021

Mumtrepreneur: Salem Baxter of Root2Tip

It’s really important to me that we build a DNA for generational wealth in the Black community