Desmond’s: Successfully depicting Black British lives from the early 1990s

In January 1989, Desmond Ambrose (played by Norman Beaton) was first shown on our TV screens, living his day-to-day life with his British-Guyanese family and his pals, in his Barbershop in Peckham. Now, for all you noughties babies that never had the pleasure of being introduced to the Ambrose family, and all the 25 plus…

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Acne: The Good, the Bad & the Beautiful

Over the past few years, we’ve seen the love for dark-skinned women increase (mostly on social media). Whether or not this has actually translated offline is a completely different story – one for another post perhaps. In the cyber world where a lot of us (sadly) spend our lives; posting, liking, hashtagging, sharing and following…

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