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  • Opinion

    A Black fire: Grenfell and racism’s impact on a community tragedy

  • Life

    This is how Black women in the UK are really feeling

  • Black women breast cancer
    Health

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

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People

Hope, positivity and power: “What I learned when I met Black Lives Matter’s Alicia Garza”

Stylist magazine's guest editor and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza on what drives her to keep going.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Life

Get this week’s special issue of Stylist Magazine

Alicia Garza, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network, guest edits Stylist Magazine

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Experiences

Beautiful portraits of phenomenal women: the UK’s Black female professors

Take a look at some of the powerful images from the South Bank Centre's incredible exhibition.

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Megan Murray
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Ayisha Malik on what it's like to be the only Muslim in an English village
Women

What it’s like to be young, Black and Muslim in Britain today

A 19-year-old Black Muslim woman opens up about the reality of living in Britain today, and why so many women like her feel excluded

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Bashirat Oladele
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Hollie Richardson
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“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.

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

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

Looking for a way to be a better ally this Black History Month? Start here.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Independent UK bookshops dedicated to showcasing Black authors to support now

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

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Megan Murray
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Life

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.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Netflix's Becoming: Michelle Obama in behind-the-scenes still
Life

33 things to watch on Netflix that put Black people front and centre

From Ava DuVernay’s 13th to The Incredible Jessica James.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Group of women walking
Opinion

Black History Month 2020: “We have a responsibility to honour what we’ve been through this year”

“My heart is heavy and fragile, but it’s also optimistic about what we have the power to do.”

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Lollie King
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Alicia Keys explains why she's always felt like “an outsider”

Even a 15-time Grammy winner has moments of self-doubt.

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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Here is how Lovecraft Country displays white privilege in the most powerful way
Entertainment

“Why I find Lovecraft Country's depiction of white privilege chillingly accurate”

It's a scary watch and not because of the monsters...

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Victoria Sanusi
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People

Keke Palmer’s VMA speech on racism is everything we need to hear right now

“It's our time to be the change we want to see.”

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Anna Brech
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Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka
People

The powerful reason why tennis star Naomi Osaka is boycotting her next match

“As a Black woman I feel as though there are much more important matters at hand that need immediate attention.”

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Lauren Geall
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Entertainment

Why did Megan Thee Stallion have to show her gunshot wounds to be believed?

The WAP singer talks about the ‘traumatic night’ she was shot.

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Helen Bownass
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The 6 books to help you cope with change
Books

The 6 must-read books that will help you cope with change in your life

From shock break-ups to new ways of living, find wisdom and comfort in these titles.

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Francesca Brown
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Anita Ghosh
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“I’ve lost count of the times I’ve been asked where I’m ‘really’ from”

Anita Ghosh writes candidly about being mixed-race.

Michelle Obama
People

Michelle Obama explains how the racial unrest in America is impacting her mental health

“Waking up to yet another story of a Black person being dehumanised, or hurt, or killed... is exhausting”

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Lauren Geall
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