Racism

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Small Axe: what you need to know about the BBC’s must-watch period drama

The official trailer for the BBC’s new must-watch drama Small Axe just landed

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Kayleigh Dray
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    Beauty

    “How a lack of products for Black women has affected my relationship with make-up”

  • Breonna Taylor's mother Tamika Palmer
    Life

    Breonna Taylor’s family won a $12m settlement, but their fight for justice is far from over

  • Here is how Lovecraft Country displays white privilege in the most powerful way
    Entertainment

    “Why I find Lovecraft Country's depiction of white privilege chillingly accurate”

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Jameela Jamil
Celebrity

Jameela Jamil highlights hidden agenda behind “crazy” Meghan Markle headlines

“Keep this in mind when you read about her, me, or really any women in the media. Especially if she has any colour to her skin.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Nadiya Hussain
People

“Middle-aged, Caucasian, male”: Nadiya Hussain on her struggle to belong in the world of TV

The Bake Off star says it's hard to speak out about industry racism and a lack of diversity.

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Anna Brech
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People

Keke Palmer’s VMA speech on racism is everything we need to hear right now

“It's our time to be the change we want to see.”

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Anna Brech
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Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka
People

The powerful reason why tennis star Naomi Osaka is boycotting her next match

“As a Black woman I feel as though there are much more important matters at hand that need immediate attention.”

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Lauren Geall
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Kayleigh Dray
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How we can all be better allies in the fight against racism

We, as white people, need to be better allies. That much is clear. So how can we do that?

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Celebrity

Why we mustn’t ignore Gabrielle Union’s “heartbreaking” AGT experience

“That whole [America’s Got Talent] process was really brutal.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Black Girls Brunch: Cairo at the last Black Girls Brunch event in December 2019.
Life

“I was sick of being the only Black woman in the room, so I created my own”

As the founder of Black Girls Brunch UK, Cairo Aibangbee is on a mission to empower Black women across the UK.

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Cairo Aibangbee
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Entertainment

Why did Megan Thee Stallion have to show her gunshot wounds to be believed?

The WAP singer talks about the ‘traumatic night’ she was shot.

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Helen Bownass
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Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries: everything you need to know about the chilling docuseries
Life

Are you ready for Unsolved Mysteries: Volume 2?

The hit true crime series is back this autumn, and there’s an extra-special paranormal episode in the mix...

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Zoë Kravitz
People

Zoë Kravitz’s response to her cancelled TV show exposes a big problem

High Fidelity has been cancelled after one season.

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Hollie Richardson
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Nadine Batchelor-Hunt
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“Comparing the struggles Black and Jewish people face does nothing when it comes to tackling racism”

As a Black and Jewish woman, I feel frustrated and apprehensive when my identities are pitted up against each other.

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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Michelle Obama
People

Michelle Obama explains how the racial unrest in America is impacting her mental health

“Waking up to yet another story of a Black person being dehumanised, or hurt, or killed... is exhausting”

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Lauren Geall
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Rochelle Humes
People

Rochelle Humes recalls the devastating experience of trying to “scrub her skin off” as a child

She appeared on The Talk to share her experiences.

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Hollie Richardson
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Podcasts
Podcasts

15 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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Life

Independent UK bookshops dedicated to showcasing Black authors to support now

Diverse bookshops to order online from and pay a visit when you can.

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Megan Murray
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Tiffany Haddish
People

Tiffany Haddish explains why racism has made her scared to have children

“I would hate to give birth to someone that looks like me, knowing that they’re going to be hunted or killed.”

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Lauren Geall
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Kayleigh Dray
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Anthony is the vital BBC drama we all need to watch tonight

Anthony Walker was just 18 when he was killed in 2005. This is the story of the life he could have lived.

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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