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Mary Prince

Storytime – The first Black female to publish a book in England Mary was born in Bermuda 1788 to enslaved parents. Not long after Mary was born, she along with her mother were sold to a Mr Captain Darrel Williams.…

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Imposter Syndrome

By Aderonke Oke Psychology Today defines Imposter Syndrome as “People believe that they are undeserving of their achievements and the high esteem in which they are, in fact, generally held. They feel that they aren’t as competent or intelligent as…

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Samuel Jules Celestine Edwards

Storytime This post is dedicated to the UK’s first Black editor and one of the UK’s first Pan Africanists, Samuel Jules Celestine Edwards. Samuel was the youngest of nine children, born to French speaking parents on the Caribbean island of…

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Skin of the sea

Book by Natasha Bowen, 2021 Our world is full of repeating patterns that we discover in nature and that we create Esu This is a fantasy book set in colonial times, when Nigeria had her own deities and Gods aka…

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Investing in Art!

My time at the Black Culture Market I recently visited the Black Culture Market with some aims: Support my boy Michael Harper and get some products Get some paintings and/or prints for my apartment Support Black owned businesses Anthony Joshua…

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Ghana Must Go!

If they don’t leave, they should be arrested, tried and sent back to their homes. Illegal immigrants, under normal circumstances, should not be given any notice whatsoever Shehu Shagari Who recognises these bags?  These bags were a constant fixture in…

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On beauty by Zadie Smith

They are the damned and so their sadness is perfect, delicate as an egg placed in your palm. Hard, it is decorated with their face. I was apprehensive coming into this book purely because of the size of it! After…

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