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“I’ll forever have to prove myself”: climbing the career ladder as a woman of colour

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Priyankaa Joshi
  • Books

    11 memoirs, self-help and real-life books to read in 2021

  • Travel

    “Travelling alone as a Black woman almost got me killed”

  • Oprah Winfrey
    Film

    Oprah Winfrey is bringing this best-selling novel to our screens

Latest Stories

In order to save the planet, we must start shopping sustainability
People

Black British activists share their hopes for the future

Spotlighting the leading voices for change with some wise words for a better future

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Victoria Sanusi
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Fashion

Black-owned fashion brands doing incredible things around the world

Meet the brands empowering the community, giving back and breaking boundaries.

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Liz Olusesan
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Life

This is how Black women in the UK are really feeling

We asked Black women in the UK to tell us what they think, feel and want right now.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Leanne Pero
Health

“I’m a Black breast cancer survivor – this is why I’m campaigning for more support”

Leanne Pero was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 30.

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Hollie Richardson
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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Black Women’s Census: tackling the issues affecting Black women in the UK

Take our survey to help us better platform the stories shaping Black British womanhood right now.

107 women writers everyone should read: Bernardine Evaristo
Podcasts

5 things we learned about Bernardine Evaristo on her Desert Island Discs episode

The Girl, Woman, Other author is, quite simply, an icon.

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Hollie Richardson
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Experiences

3 brilliant exhibitions you need to see in London celebrating Black women

This is your cultural go-to guide.

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Megan Murray
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Black Girls Brunch: Cairo at the last Black Girls Brunch event in December 2019.
Life

“I was sick of being the only Black woman in the room, so I created my own”

As the founder of Black Girls Brunch UK, Cairo Aibangbee is on a mission to empower Black women across the UK.

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Cairo Aibangbee
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Long Reads

Why are black women so much more likely to die with Covid-19?

“It hurts like hell, but I’m not surprised the pandemic has hit my community so badly”

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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How wokeness became weaponised
Long Reads

How did the word ‘woke’ become weaponised?

Piers Morgan has become the latest person to weaponise the word woke, hot on the heels of Laurence Fox.

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Diyora Shadijanova
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November books
Books

The 11 best fiction and feminist reads for November

From Elizabeth Strout to Emma Forrest, these 11 incredible books will excite your mind and heart this winter.

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Francesca Brown
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Francesca Brown
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Autumn reads, breakout poetry and non-fiction books everyone will be talking about

October’s books are an unmissable mix of thrillers, true-life tales and iconic women writers.

September's best new books
Books

From poetry to feminism via memoir, thrillers and great reads, September’s books are incredible

Some of 2019’s biggest book releases are about to arrive on your reading list.

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Francesca Brown
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August books roundup
Books

The 10 new books you need for your August summer holiday

Charge up your holiday reading with August's best new fiction and non-fiction releases.

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Francesca Brown
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Books

The best non-fiction, addictive thrillers and moving stories: July books are here

Say hello to the 10 incredibly good books that will blow you away this summer...

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Francesca Brown
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Stormzy at Glastonbury
Life

Stormzy at Glastonbury: Why you don’t even need to like rap music to applaud his iconic set

Pretty much everybody is talking about THAT politically charged set.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Ma 2019: Octavia Spencer’s new horror film helped her shake off this racist stereotype

The actor says she's been typecast as a "sassy black woman" for too long

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Megan Murray
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Books

May 2019: The top 10 best books you need to read this month

These new books are here to make life that much better...

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Francesca Brown
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Francesca Brown
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New fiction, thinking self-help, culture, romance and beyond: April’s best new books

These are books your commute is crying out for

books for spring
Books

Activism, anger plus fiction that sparks actual joy: March’s 10 most unmissable books

Clear some space on your bookshelves...

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Francesca Brown
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