Mothers Day Special: 3 Generations

When I think of the Windrush I think of the infamous 3 words ‘No blacks! No Whites! No Irish!’ Words that were plastered on many establishments warning the thousands that had left their homes in answer to Britain’s call for work that they were not welcome here. As a proud Nigerian I decided to sit…

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A ‘little ’ bit of racism is still racism

There was a comment made by a white male on BBC Question Time that has understandably caused quite some controversy: ‘The UK is one of the least racist societies across Europe.’ There are so many problems with this statement my fingers are itching in disgust as I type this article. In the words of the…

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Want to say ‘I do’ but don’t have the budget? 10 Top Tips!

So after months of hints and wasted trips to get your nails done, he has finally popped the question! Congratulations!! Here are some tips on how to tie the knot without breaking the bank.   1. Agree on a reasonable budget and stick to it!   Your wedding will float or sink by the stringency of…

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How to keep black bums on seats

As a black woman, I have a vested interest in the vision of an inclusive workplace. As an employer, there is a strong responsibility to not just appear inclusive under the scrutiny of the media gaze, but to embrace the essence of inclusivity so that all your employees, regardless of race, gender, and creed feel…

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2 royal weddings with an ‘unexpected’ choice of bride

When we watched Kate the media was obsessed with her non-royal status. She was a regular (rich) girl proving that any (rich) person can make their way into the royal family should love and luck strike. This year as we watched Harry wed Meghan there was even more reason to raise eyebrows in shock at…

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