Black Identity

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

Posted by
Francesca Brown
Published
  • books for spring
    Books

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

  • Image: Unsplash
    Life

    This city has become the first to ban discrimination based on Afro hair

  • The best books for February 2019
    Books

    February 2019's biggest books to know about

Latest Stories

  • Books

    Plan your reading for January with 10 incredible new releases

    Discover January's biggest, must-read books before everyone else

    Posted by
    Francesca Brown
    Published
  • Books

    The 10 books you need to add to your 2019 reading list

    From big authors and breakout debuts to essential non-fiction, say hello to next year's biggest titles

    Posted by
    Francesca Brown
    Published
  • High jumper Alice Coachman was the first black woman to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1948.
    Visible Women

    The incredible true story of the first black woman to win gold at the Olympics

    Alice Coachman made history at the 1948 Olympic Games – but her hometown’s white mayor still refused to shake her hand.

    Posted by
    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
    Published
  • Visible Women

    “Why we launched the UK’s only festival for black women and girls”

    Stylist’s Women of the Week are Paula Akpan and Nicole Crentsil, the founders of Black Girl Fest.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Express Yourself

    Retreat: a short story by Sareeta Domingo

    This soul-soothing story is exactly what you need to read today

    Posted by
    Sareeta Domingo
    Published
  • People

    Teen activists recreate famous film posters with black leads

    Harry Potter, James Bond and Bridget Jones all got the recasting treatment

    Posted by
    Moya Lothian-McLean
    Published
  • Life

    Are black girls being forced to grow up too fast?

    A study has shown that black girls as young as five are seen as more adult than their white peers

    Posted by
    Kemi Alemoru
    Published
  • Life

    Viral photo series captures what it truly means to be black and Muslim

    The photo series captures “the most resilient people in the world"

    Posted by
    Jasmine Andersson
    Published
  • Beauty

    All About Afro: untangling the politics of black hair

    "My naturally curly Afro hair has always played a role in defining my own feminine beauty."

    Posted by
    Stylist Team
    Published