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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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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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Jazmin Kopotsha
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“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.

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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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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Anita Ghosh and her family
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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Alicia Garza
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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Stylist Team
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Hollie Richardson
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If you listen to one thing this weekend, make sure it’s Michelle Obama’s podcast

Her first guest is pretty exciting.

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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Brits 2020: Stormzy
People

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.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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Helen Bownass
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Regina King on Black Lives Matter.
People

Regina King recalls why her son’s driving lessons were different to those of his white friends

And everybody should listen to it.

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Hollie Richardson
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Adele
People

Adele’s George Floyd tribute is a vital reminder that “this isn’t only about America”

The singer shared a message on Instagram

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Hollie Richardson
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Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers
Opinion

Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

Why one woman is struggling to mourn another black person killed by a white police officer on social media.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Why are black women so much more likely to die with Covid-19?

“It hurts like hell, but I’m not surprised the pandemic has hit my community so badly”

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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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