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“Our action creates our destiny, our joy creates space for our freedom.”
Celebrity

“Suit up and show up:” Tracee Ellis Ross underlines the true power of fashion

“Our action creates our destiny, our joy creates space for our freedom.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

13 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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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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Opinion

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

"It really does something to the psyche to be shown time and again, how much your government doesn’t care about your community"

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Idman Omar
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Jazmin Kopotsha
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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.

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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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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Stylist Team
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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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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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Lauren Geall
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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.

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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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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Alicia Keys
Celebrity

Alicia Keys explains why she's always felt like “an outsider”

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

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Lollie King
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Experiences

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

This is your cultural go-to guide.

Posted by
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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Anna Brech
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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.”

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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