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People

“Anyone who thinks being called a ‘coconut’ is harmless is wrong”

The pejorative coconut and Oreo terms are often levelled at Black and brown people who don’t conform to reductive cultural stereotypes.

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Priyankaa Joshi
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Podcasts
Podcasts

19 podcasts that focus on compelling discussions around race

Because we are all part of this conversation.

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Hollie Richardson
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Strong Women

Where are all the Black and brown female weightlifters?

Non-white women want to strength train but a lack of representation in the industry is stopping many from lifting heavy and getting stronger.

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Serena Smith
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Film

What Chadwick Boseman’s last film teaches us about ambition

In the world of 1920s blues music, we see just how complicated having ambition can be.

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Kiran Meeda
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What Alex Wheatle can teach us about confronting the UK’s racist history

Steve McQueen’s latest Small Axe film is a powerful lesson on why we must come to terms with the past in order to move forward.

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Podcasts

Juno Dawson and Candice Carty-Williams talk through race representation in noughties TV

Here's what to expect from the new episode of the 'So I Got To Thinking' podcast.

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Aiden Wynn
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BBC One's Small Axe: Lovers Rock stars Amarah-Jae St Aubyn and Micheal Ward
TV

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

This week’s Small Axe film is essential viewing.

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Meena Alexander
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TV

The true story of the Mangrove Nine is the best (and most impactful) thing on TV

Re-telling the forgotten history behind Steve McQueen's Mangrove

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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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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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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Life

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.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Jazmin Kopotsha
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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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TV

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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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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107 women writers everyone should read: Bernardine Evaristo
Podcasts

5 things we learned about Bernardine Evaristo on her Desert Island Discs episode

The Girl, Woman, Other author is, quite simply, an icon.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hair

“A celebration of my natural hair and learning to style it myself”

How one woman's afro hair journey is finally reaching a place of comfort.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Regina King
Entertainment

Regina King shares the frustrating truth behind her historic moment in film

Her film was premiered at Venice Film Festival 2020.

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Hollie Richardson
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Race filters create a safer experience for Black women on dating apps
Opinion

“Why filters on dating apps make Black women like me feel safer online”

One writer explores the benefit of Hinge's new race filters.

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Habiba Katsha
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“Nobody Told Me… my friend’s murder would lead me to a career fighting for justice”

Alexandra Wilson shares how a tragic murder inspired her to fight the system from within

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Opinion

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

Anita Ghosh writes candidly about being mixed-race.

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Anita Ghosh
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