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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)

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

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

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

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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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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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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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Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock proves joy is a radical act

This week’s Small Axe film is essential viewing.

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“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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