MAKE ROOM FOR MY NAME

by Candice Nembhard “It’s difficult to talk about double messages without having a twin tongue.” Audre Lorde, Zami: A New Spelling of My Name I think of this quote from Audre Lorde and wonder why there is very little space for a Black British woman to write herself, moreover, write herself freely without contention.  (via— The […]

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24 | keep it p.o.c.

I graduated from university almost a year ago now (yikes), and in this time frame between then and now, I have been slowly pushing myself to become re-acquainted with the act of reading for pleasure. After studying a literature degree, three years worth of photocopies, highlighters and neck cramp kinda’ took its toll; but taught […]

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4 | black studies.

It was recently revealed that Birmingham City University has become the first in Europe to produce a degree focusing on the achievements of African descending people, entitled ‘Black Studies’. Set to come into action in 2017, the degree is said to inform and strengthen relationships both nationally and internationally regarding the success of black people […]

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