Shirley Monestier: “I have deep ties to the USA and France and I’m grateful to call them home”

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 France-based American artist Shirley Monestier Continue reading Shirley Monestier: “I have deep ties to the USA and France and I’m grateful to call them home”

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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.
Continue reading Funke Adesanya: “Growing up, I was told I’m Australian – but I barely saw others that looked like me”