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Yoga is still too white, rich and thin – so why aren’t studios trying to diversify?

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Priyankaa Joshi
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    TV

    Everything I Know About Love’s Amara shows how exhausting it can be to have a tone-deaf friend

  • The cost of living crisis is affecting ethnic minorities more
    News

    How the cost of living crisis is hitting ethnically diverse groups the most

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    Hair

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

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TV

“So incredibly moving”: why you need to watch Tan France’s important colourism documentary

Viewers are beaming with praise over the Queer Eye star’s new BBC doc.

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Morgan Cormack
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Life

“The adultification of Black girls is rampant in our society – it’s time to address it”

From being told off for talking too loudly to being overly sexualised, the adultification of Black girls is rampant in our society.

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Leah Sinclair
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Bridgerton
Entertainment

“I felt a wave of emotion”: what the Sharma sisters of Bridgerton season 2 mean to South Asian women

“I never realised how much of an impact seeing a Tamil woman on screen would have on me.”

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Kimi Chaddah
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Arooj Aftab
Opinion

"Why I'm fighting to ditch the term diversity"

How we can actually become more inclusive

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Leah Sinclair
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Black Brits still have to put up with these 3 unsurprising stereotypes on TV docs

“The representation of Black people is not varied or nuanced enough.”

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People

“Why I changed my name to hide my South Asian identity”

Author Sonya Singh describes her struggle with and eventual love of her Indian heritage.

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Sonya Singh
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Life

“I wasn’t raised by a Karen”: why mixed-race identity is being debated on TikTok

The discussion around “biracial hierarchy” online stems from something much deeper.

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Leah Sinclair
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News

New research reveals the true extent of the UK’s race pay-gap

A new study shows POC are paid up to £5,000 less each year.

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Precious Adesina
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News

Countdown’s Anne-Marie Imafidon and the toxic myth of “diversity hires”

Some critics have said the new host was hired because of her race – but her credentials speak for themselves.

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Leah Sinclair
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Best non-fiction for 2022
Books

The 33 non-fiction books to start ordering now for 2022

Memoirs, essays, activism and humour: the best non-fiction headed your way in the next 12 months.

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Francesca Brown
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Netflix's Colin In Black And White
TV

Netflix’s Colin In Black & White: “A provocative, inspiring and infuriating watch”

The newly released series is much more than just a coming-of-age story.

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Morgan Cormack
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Morgan Cormack
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Charlene White’s emotional documentary hit viewers hard last night and here’s why

The presenter traced her Caribbean lineage with some surprising finds.

Yin yoga for race based trauma
Wellbeing

How restorative yin yoga can help to heal race-based trauma

Gentle movement and deep breathing can be soothing.

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Sophia Akram
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Entertainment

What so many people get wrong about blackfishing

The major point people seem to miss about blackfishing, and why it’s harmful

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Morgan Cormack
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The walking club for people of colour to explore radical self-care
Wellbeing

Are you ready for some radical self-care? Then Peaks of Colour may be the walking club for you

Just 1% of visitors to UK national parks are non-white.

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Evie Muir
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Relationships

“I’m single, in my 30s and want to move out of home – but I’m South Asian so it’s not that easy”

“Who would have thought that something as simple as moving out as an unmarried woman would come with such shame and guilt?”

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Anchal Seda
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Women of colour like me are finding solidarity and support in female-led cycling clubs.
Wellbeing

“How women of colour like me are finding strength and safety in female-only cycle clubs”

Cycling is often seen as a pale and male sport – but Evolve is challenging that.

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Aasiya Versi
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Books

“Why I started to question if I’d ever want another white friend”

While co-writing her new novel, Christine Pride was forced to confront difficult questions, including what another white friend would bring to her life.

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Christine Pride
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Miranda Larbi
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Why aren’t more Black women into fitness?

NoireFitFest is the UK's first fitness festival designed to get the Black community strong.

Swimming as a Black woman has so many benefits.
Workouts

“As a Black woman, swimming has taught me to feel good about my body – and it can help you too”

Swimming – like other forms of exercise – can be a tool for becoming your fittest self.

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Nyima Jobe
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