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    Life

    Oscars 2020: true story behind this award-winning short film celebrating natural hair

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    People

    The BBC just confused Marsha de Cordova for another MP, and it’s really not OK

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    People

    Meet Melina Matsoukas, the music video director behind Queen & Slim

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Ncuti Gatwa plays Eric effiong in Netflix's sex education
People

Sex Education 2’s Ncuti Gatwa on why the barbershop is his happy place

“The barbershop is a place for black men to socialise, catch up and bond,” he explains.

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Colin Crummy
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People

The reactions to Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu’s white privilege interviews only prove her point

She appeared on GMB and This Morning.

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Hollie Richardson
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Reni Eddo-Lodge
People

Reni Eddo-Lodge on how to navigate conversations about race in 2020

“There’s this weird polarisation of anti-racism and feminism in pop culture, when politically things feel further to the right than ever before.”

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Lauren Geall
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Christobel Hastings
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Lena Waithe’s new film is taking on police brutality in a powerful way

Make way for the black Bonnie & Clyde.

Gemma Chan looks forward to not having to answer questions about her race ever again
People

Gemma Chan doesn’t want to answer questions about her race anymore, for this powerful reason

She stars in I Am Hannah next week.

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Hollie Richardson
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Priti Patel
Opinion

“No, Boris Johnson’s new cabinet is not a step forward for representation”

“Priti Patel and Sajid Javid are not examples of what Asian people can achieve. This is not a great moment of representation for Asians.”

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

All the best celebrity responses to the #BrownSkinGirlChallenge inspired by Beyoncé

Beyoncé's new song "Brown Skin Girl" is a celebration of black women and girls.

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Christobel Hastings
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has no time for Donald Trump's racist taunts
People

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has no time for Donald Trump’s racist taunts

"You cannot accept that we don't fear you."

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

American Airlines telling a black woman to cover up is just another example of everyday racism

The only bad look here is racial bias and body shaming.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

California’s Crown Act proves natural hair discrimination has no place in 2019

The new legislation explicitly bars discrimination against Black hairstyles.

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Christobel Hastings
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Sarah Shaffi
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“Why Mindy Kaling’s Ms Marvel news is such a big deal”

“I want to see superheroes that reflect the world I live in”

Black women scientist in STEM
Visible Women

Why visible role models are so important for black women in STEM

New research highlights the inspiring role played by black female scientists.

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Moya Crockett
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Long Reads

“What I learned from two years of joint therapy with my mum”

After DNA tests revealed she wasn’t related to her late father, Georgina Lawton found therapy was the only way to heal the rift between her and her mother

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Georgina Lawton
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Stormzy to star in Noughts and Crosses
Books

There’s so much good news about Malorie Blackman’s Noughts & Crosses series

Stormzy is appearing in the BBC adaptation, she’s working on a new novel, and we’re very, very excited.

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Moya Crockett
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Gina Rodriguez
People

Gina Rodriguez's emotional response to criticism that she's anti-black

The Jane the Virgin actress teared up during a radio interview

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Sarah Shaffi
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Long Reads

“Black Panther is a love letter to dark-skinned black women”

Following the news that Black Panther is a Best Picture nominee, we take a look at the Marvel movie’s legacy.

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Danielle Dash
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Visible Women

From Anne Hathaway to student activists: the women making waves this week

Looking back at the women who made a difference and pushed for change in the last seven days.

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Moya Crockett
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Danielle Dash
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“Why Love Island’s lack of diversity speaks of a much bigger problem”

“Occupying a predominately white space as the lone black woman is lonely.”

Careers

Nubian Skin founder Ade Hassan talks us through her working day

“I don’t think we’ll see equality until Asian, black and mixed-race women can find nudes in any tone that a white woman could.”

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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