Freddie Harrel: Meet the woman bringing high-quality Afro-textured synthetic wigs to Black women globally

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

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

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

From a Commercial Broker in South Carolina to one of Poland’s rising YouTubers: Meet Jasmine Turner

Black Girls Around The World is an online platform which aims to share the stories of Black girls across the diaspora. This week, we speak to former realtor and Youtuber Jasmine Turner about her journey from South Carolina, USA to Warsaw, Poland Continue reading From a Commercial Broker in South Carolina to one of Poland’s rising YouTubers: Meet Jasmine Turner