At just 37 years old, Linda Mabhena has become a trailblazer in changing the landscape of renewable energy in South Africa, with her independently owned wind farm powering over 160,000 households. “I enjoy it,” she says, “It’s legacy building for … Continue reading Meet Linda Mabhena: The woman changing renewable energy in South Africa
At a time where many of us are more vocal about the injustices we face, it’s great to see Black TikTokers taking a stance while highlighting how key they are not just to the platform but the creative industry as a whole.
Continue reading Black TikTokers are on strike – and I’m here for it
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
Black women deserve luxury outside of designer handbags and clothes. We deserve luxury in the healthcare system, in the workplace and so much more. Continue reading The Paradox of the Black Women In Luxury movement
We speak to influencer and RadSwan founder Freddie Harrel about changing the perception of synthetic wigs, launching her own business and the beauty behind Black hair Continue reading Freddie Harrel: Meet the woman bringing high-quality Afro-textured synthetic wigs to Black women globally
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.
Continue reading Meet the Peterborough-based teacher providing Black history lessons to children
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
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
Black women are four times more likely to die during pregnancy and childbirth compared to white women. It’s a statistic that many of us have heard before and was something reiterated in Channel 4’s recent episode of Dispatches which investigated … Continue reading REVIEW: Dispatches: The Black Maternity Scandal
Our hair is more than just a beauty statement – our hair is our history, our protector, and most simply ours.
We must make sure we are all celebrated and accounted for, writes Tamara Morrison Continue reading It’s time to get real about texturism in the natural hair community