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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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Staying Power by Peter Fryer

This book had been referenced by so many black British authors, so I immediately added it to my list, not knowing how extensive it was! The authors mentioned that if you truly want to know about the history of black…

Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Today is Sickle Cell Awareness Day. It is the fastest growing genetic disorder in the UK, with approximately 300 babies born with the disorder each year.  We wanted to raise awareness on such an important issue. Evan Smith Evan Smith…

The Stockwell Six

 “Our regret is that it has taken so long for this injustice to be remedied.” The relationship with the Police and people of colour never started on a good foot. In Southern America, 1903, white men were employed to ‘police’…