Paula Akpan

PMS is not a cultural myth.

“A message to the academic who said PMS is just a ‘cultural myth’”

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    6 successful black women on how they tackle impostor syndrome at work

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    What the Caster Semenya case says about misogynoir and transmisogyny in sport – and beyond

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“Why Tomi Adeyemi’s writing shows me the magic of being a black woman”

The bestselling author on carving out space for young black readers.

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This is why so many black women are shaving their heads
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Why black women are shaving their heads

"I had to find new ways to explore my beauty and femininity that didn’t revolve around hair."

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