Dating while dark skinned

Illustrator: Princess Karibo Race and romance can be a very contentious topic. Particularly within the realm of colourism, conversations about dating within the black community more often than not lead to divisive spats, as opposed to general resolve. After a candid conversation with a close friend at a particularly fed up time I realised some…

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Jenn Nkiru’s personal and evocative exploration of blackness

How I first came across Jenn Nkiru’s Rebirth is Necessary is still a bit hazy. It could have been on an intense Instagram explore session. Or a friend may have sent it to me as I had been moaning about the need to feel inspired. What is very clear however is Nkiru’s ability to transfer the mercurial…

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Collective Creation: An interview with SXWKS

Going it alone can be difficult. Whether it be little to no funding, oppressive restrictions or purely lack of confidence. As a creative going solo, I’ve often wondered if producing art would be easier in a team? If I’m surrounded by like minded creatives would it give my work the boost it needs or would…

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Top 5 Colors Berlin Live shows from Black British Women

Avid fans of music and revered youtube surfers will surely be familiar with the YouTube channel COLORS. The Colors studio located in Berlin records live shows packaged as resplendent performances for our viewing pleasure. The Colors team seek out talented musicians from across the globe and across genres. Names big and small ranging from Goldlink…

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