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

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

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Celebrity

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.

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Lauren Geall
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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
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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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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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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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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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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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Life

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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Lauren Geall
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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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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”

It's a scary watch and not because of the monsters...

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Victoria Sanusi
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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.”

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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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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People gather for a vigil for Jacob Blake on August 25, 2020 in New York City. The Wisconsin National Guard has been deployed to Kenosha after Blake was shot several times at close range in the back during an encounter with a police officer, which was caught on video. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
Life

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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Kayleigh Dray
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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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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.

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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