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Sistah Space: domestic abuse charity launch “Valerie’s Law”petition and video campaign backed by Michaela Coel and FKA Twigs

“Black victims of domestic abuse aren’t taken seriously – this new law is fighting to change that”

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Amy Beecham
  • Colin in Black & White: Netflix just gave us our first look at Colin Kaepernick and Ava Duvernay’s new drama
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    We have a first look at Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix drama

  • Alice Dearing is the UK's first elite Black swimmer
    Wellbeing

    Team GB’s first Black female swimmer, Alice Dearing, on the importance of athletes’ mental health

  • Black Lives Matter protestors in London following George Floyd's death
    People

    12 UK anti-racism charities and organisations to support now and forever

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“What does the Policing Bill really mean for us?”: how the legislation will affect our rights
News

Why we should all be concerned about the controversial new Policing Bill and what it means for us

There have been widespread calls to #KillTheBill for months, but despite all the protests MPs voted in favour of the bill.

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Amy Beecham
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Alice Dearing wearing Soul Cap
Wellbeing

Racist decision to ban Afro-friendly swimming caps from Olympics may be overturned

Swim England says the caps are welcome at all of their competitions.

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Nyima Jobe
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Derek Chauvin sentenced
News

How the world reacted to Derek Chauvin’s sentence for the murder of George Floyd

George Floyd's siblings gave emotional responses to the sentencing.

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Florie Mwanza
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Jordan Banjo (L) and Ashley Banjo, accepting Virgin Medias Must-See Moment award for Diversity's performance on "Britain's Got Talent", pose in the Winners Room at the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards 2021 at Television Centre on June 6, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
TV

Ashley Banjo’s powerful Baftas speech has set Twitter on fire, for good reason

“This is what change looks like, and I am so proud to be standing here.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Alice Porter
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How to be an anti-racist ally in every area of your life

Sophie Williams (@officialmillennialblack) guides you through the most important steps to remember

Nathalie Emmanuel
Podcasts

Nathalie Emmanuel explains her “frustration” a year after George Floyd’s murder

“Movements tend to be a trend...”

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Hollie Richardson
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Black owned bookshops
Books

13 Black-owned bookshops to order online and support throughout and after the pandemic

Diverse bookshops to order online from and pay a visit when you can.

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Megan Murray
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women discussing workplace inclusivity and diversity in the office
Careers

How to create a more inclusive workplace, whatever role you’re in

An expert explains the importance of being an anti-racist ally at work with tips on how to be consistent.

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Alice Porter
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Black women breast cancer
Health

Black women lose babies too, so why is no one talking about it?

One woman shares her story of miscarrying her child at 18 weeks.

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Almaz Ohene
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Doreen Lawrence
News

Stephen Lawrence’s mother powerfully explains what his murder means in 2021

"Our country at times is so divided, and I see Stephen as bringing people together”

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Hollie Richardson
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Woman protesting in America
News

The world reacts as Derek Chauvin is convicted of murdering George Floyd

“Pain and joy all in one...”

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Hollie Richardson
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Sophie Williams
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Why should Black women work “twice as hard for half as much”?

Read an extract from author Sophie Williams' ultimate guide for Black women at work.

News

The reaction to the government’s race report is in and it’s scathing

Anti-racism campaigners have described the report as a “whitewash” of the lived experiences of people of colour.

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Kimi Chaddah
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Health

The Black Maternity Scandal – Twitter reacts to the Dispatches documentary

Stylist speaks to one of the women featured in Channel 4's new must-watch documentary about the Black maternity scandal happening in Britain today

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Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Naga Munchetty:
TV

Naga Munchetty’s new show is the one thing you should make time for this week

You can watch Let’s Talk About Race on BBC iPlayer.

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Hollie Richardson
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Amanda Gorman
Celebrity

Amanda Gorman: “One day you’re called an icon, the next day, a threat”

The poet has shared “the reality of Black girls” in a viral tweet.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

14 Black-owned lifestyle brands to support this Black Pound Day

We have power as consumers, let's use it.

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Megan Murray
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Wellbeing

Black female-owned fitness brands to support and buy from

From vegan food to botanicals to psychotherapy, this list includes incredible black-owned businesses for all of your needs.

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Chloe Pierre
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Meena Alexander
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Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock proves joy is a radical act

This week’s Small Axe film is essential viewing.

Travel

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

Author Nanjala Nyabola visited over 70 countries before writing her new book, Travelling While Black – Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move

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