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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My Journey Into Womanhood

Black female sexuality. What is the difference with regards to our counterparts, you may be asking? EVERYTHING! The obvious reasoning is that we each have our own unique experiences and relationships with sex.   The black woman’s experience is one that has been examined before, though to my dismay, in a very doom and gloom…

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London to Lagos Stock Exchange?

As the UK leaves the European Union, the City of London seeks to forge greater business links between the fastest-growing economies across Africa. To all the Black Brits heading back to the motherland to invest and/or create new lucrative business opportunities – once you start hitting those large margins you may want to consider listing…

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Former Dragon’s Den Investor Supports London’s Only Wellness Interior Designer

Medina King is the only London based Child wellness interior designer that creates personalised, colourful and fun bedrooms and playrooms for children. Medina is an interior design graduate from the renowned University of the Arts. With almost a decade of experience in the Interior Design profession she has built a client base of successful professionals…

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The Struggle: Reclaiming the Black Aesthetic

It’s no secret that being black in this world is probably one of the hardest things to be. And being a black woman is even harder. A long history of the oppression of black people painfully lingers in cities around the world. Many of us are still being treated in a way that is unjust…

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It ain’t coming home, but we’re still proud of our boys!

For the first time in a long time, England had such high hopes. On the stands, in the streets, and on Twitter, the Three Lions football anthem enjoyed renewed popularity. The “football’s coming home” chorus became a repetitive chant as our squad progressed into the semi-finals. We united with dreams of the country’s first World…

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Celebrating Black Brits’ Contribution to Seven Decades of Free Health Care

This summer not only marks the 70th anniversary of the docking of the Empire Windrush, but also the creation of the National Health Service (NHS). NHS England, NHS Wales, NHS Scotland and the Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland were established together in 1948 as one of the major social reforms following the Second…

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Seven Black British Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Podcasting has fast become a ubiquitous media format for consumption. From the highly entertaining, to the incredibly informative, there’s something out there for everyone looking for audio respite. Here are just seven of the best Black British podcasts, each covering a variety of perspectives and topics. The Receipts Who: Tolly T, Audrey (formerly known as…

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On Being a Writer of Colour – the Tide Is Finally Changing

From the dawn of time, stories have been integral to the development of communities. It is the way we have successfully passed down our culture, heritage and truths. But what happens when one story is suppressed and another made dominant? Enter the current publishing industry. As it stands, the amount of diverse voices in the…

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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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