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Podcasts

FKA Twigs’ words on abuse are painfully honest, and we must listen

The singer spoke to Louis Theroux on his podcast.

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Careers

“I’ll forever have to prove myself”: climbing the career ladder as a woman of colour

Evidence shows women of colour are still hugely under-represented in senior roles at work. Here, three women open up about how racism has affected their career

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Priyankaa Joshi
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The cover for Stylist's Nobody Told Me... podcast with AJ Odudu.
Podcasts

“Nobody told me… I didn’t have to change to be a success”

TV presenter and personality AJ Odudu talks to Stylist about forging a successful career while staying true to herself.

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Lauren Geall
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TV

Ridley Road: the BBC’s new anti-fascist thriller set in swinging sixties London

A compelling drama about one woman's fight against neo-Nazism.

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Anna Brech
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Kiran Meeda
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Small Axe’s final episode exposes the racial bias in the education system

Based off of Steve McQueen's own schooling experience, we see the effects bias can have.

Small Axe: Alex Wheatle
TV

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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Moya Crockett
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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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TV

New Money: Gabrielle Union’s Showtime comedy is top of our watch-list

The show focuses on a group of Black women who are moving on from the struggles of their 20s.

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Anna Brech
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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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People

Sophie Williams: being an anti-racist ally begins with recognising your privilege

For a fairer society, it's vital to be aware of how your lived experience compares to others.

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June Sarpong
Careers

June Sarpong recalls the reality of gaslighting in the workplace

“I’ve been up for jobs and, last minute, there’s been fear…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Lauren Geall
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Nadiya Hussain says challenging the lack of diversity in TV can be “exhausting”

The Great British Bake Off star opened up about the struggle she has faced to create space for herself in a predominantly white industry.

Black Lives Matter protestors in London following George Floyd's death
Life

17 UK anti-racism charities and organisations to support now and forever

Looking for a way to be a better ally this Black History Month? Start here.

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

You need to add Small Axe to your must-watchlist, stat

The BBC series boasts the talents of Letitia Wright, John Boyega, Malachi Kirb, and many more.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Naga Munchetty attends the British Academy Television Craft Awards at The Brewery on April 23, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Celebrity

No, Naga Munchetty isn’t rude for asking people to get her name right

Some tabloids have honed in on a joke between Naga Munchetty and Carol Kirkwood – for all the wrong reasons.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix
Life

Unsolved Mysteries: Vol 2 is coming to Netflix in time for Halloween

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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Long Reads

“Why I’m rejecting the ‘strong Black woman’ narrative”

“It is frustrating being pigeon-holed into the narrow paradigms of what people expect from a young Black woman.”

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Dahaba Ali Hussen
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Lauren Geall
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Our reaction to the Breonna Taylor verdict shows us the fight is far from over

Protestors have taken to the street in Louisville, Kentucky after it was announced no-one would be charged with her death.

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Beauty

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

“Black women are constantly being told to be anyone other than themselves.”

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Kelle Salle
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