Meet Kelet Ali: Model, podcaster and the first trans woman of colour to star in a Finnish documentary

Kelet Ali speaks to us about her life in Manchester, her budding modelling career in Finland and making history as the first trans woman of colour to star in a Finnish documentary. Continue reading Meet Kelet Ali: Model, podcaster and the first trans woman of colour to star in a Finnish documentary

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Shirley Mcpherson: “I’ve developed a love for Scotland – but being a minority here does come with it struggles”

Podcaster and student Shirley Mcpherson discusses her upbringing in a little town outside of Edinburgh, coming to terms with her identity and launching ‘Black Scot Pod’ Continue reading Shirley Mcpherson: “I’ve developed a love for Scotland – but being a minority here does come with it struggles”

Abril Muvumbi: “Being a Black woman in Italy is not easy – but I know my worth and I know what I can do”

Activist Abril Muvumbi, a 23-year-old born and bred Afro-Italian from the Emilio Romagna region in Bologna, is looking to tackle the experiences of migrants and ethnic minorities in Italy, writes Merisa Gomez-Adams
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Funke Adesanya: “Growing up, I was told I’m Australian – but I barely saw others that looked like me”

Nigerian Australians make up one of the fastest-growing migrant groups in Australia, and 25-year-old pharmacist Funke Adesanya is one of the many contributing to the country’s growing economy and cultural diversity.
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Shirlene Malambo Luna: “In Colombia, discriminatory acts are very frequent for people of Afro-descent”

Although the presence of Africans in Colombia dates back to the 16th century, their descendants continue to face exclusion, marginalisation and discrimination – something that hairstylist and Colombian native Shirlene Malambo Luna can relate to.
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