When I say that it was a joy and a privilege to listen to 17 Muslim women speak openly and frankly about it means to them to be a Muslim woman in a Western society, I'm not just saying that for effect. Mariam Khan has...
As part of the London Literature Festival and possibly Black History Month, it was ladies, or rather womxn night at the Southbank Centre.
As this is the year of celebrating Windrush and what it means to and for us as Black Britons, I thought I would have a bit of a throwback moment and re-read a book that I first read over 20 years ago or so.
I first came across the web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl about four years ago on YouTube and was immediately hooked. Not only was it hilariously funny, but in J,the awkward black girl of the series (played by Issa Rae), I had found my awkward hero, someone I definitely related to and at … Continue reading The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl