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What Chadwick Boseman’s last film teaches us about ambition

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    TV

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

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    Podcasts

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

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    TV

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

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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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Life

11 Black-owned bookshops to order online and support during lockdown

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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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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Podcasts
Podcasts

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

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

People

“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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Black women are using hashtags to call for equality and expose injustices on social media, now I am doing the same
Long Reads

How hashtags have played a crucial role in Black women’s activism online

Black women are using hashtags to call for equality and expose injustices on social media, now I am doing the same

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Rene Germain
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Books

The Purpose of Power: Alicia Garza’s book gets October 2020 publish date

She co-founded the Black Lives Matter movement

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People

If you listen to one thing this weekend, make sure it’s Michelle Obama’s podcast

Her first guest is pretty exciting.

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Hollie Richardson
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Food

This beautiful charity cookbook features over 100 recipes by people of colour

Community Comfort is a stunning compilation of recipes from around the world – and it’s supporting BAME families affected by Covid-19 in the UK.

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Moya Crockett
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Stormzy’s statement behind his £10m donation to fight racial inequality is a vital read

The rapper has made an important pledge following George Floyd's death.

Life

Best new TV this week: including the BBC's timely dramatisation of The Salisbury Poisonings

Entertainment Director Helen Bownass on everything to watch and stream this week.

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