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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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Meet VAGUE: The Black girl-led collective bringing young creatives together during lockdown

For many people in the creative industry, the Covid-19 pandemic has halted plans to showcase their work publicly – but for the women of online collective and creative agency VAGUE, they are keen to continue propelling the work of creatives worldwide regardless of the global restrictions placed upon them. Continue reading Meet VAGUE: The Black girl-led collective bringing young creatives together during lockdown