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We are finally combatting the ‘Strong Black Woman’ stereotype and putting ourselves first – but the challenges remain

The “Strong Black Woman” trope has been addressed several times, yet change seems so far away. However, we are seeing this shift as more Black women rebel against the trope and are putting their health first Continue reading We are finally combatting the ‘Strong Black Woman’ stereotype and putting ourselves first – but the challenges remain

Meet the Peterborough-based teacher providing Black history lessons to children

According to a 2019 study, only 11% of GCSE students are studying modules relating to Black history.

In Peterborough, primary school teacher Precious Graham is striving to change this statistic by exposing young people to Black history with a Saturday school called Culture Community.
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BSA chair Gisela Abbam talks making history, improving outcomes for Black children and the importance of representation within STEM

Gisela Abbam is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Over the years, she’s been able to do just that through undertaking various roles, from becoming the first Black chair of the British Science Association (BSA) to the founder and managing director of her own management consultancy group and so much more. Continue reading BSA chair Gisela Abbam talks making history, improving outcomes for Black children and the importance of representation within STEM

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The must-read books by Black women which address the issues often ignored in our community

To mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we’ve listed some essential books that should be on everybody’s reading list, highlighting the many injustices and issues women face while encouraging healing and the need for conversation. Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The must-read books by Black women which address the issues often ignored in our community