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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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Nicole Frederiksen: “I’ve been on a long journey doing activism in the Afro-Danish community”

“In Denmark, we are still at level 1 when it comes to having a real talk about this country’s colonial past and how to connect the dots to the systemic and institutional racism people of African descent and other minority groups experience here on an everyday basis.” Continue reading Nicole Frederiksen: “I’ve been on a long journey doing activism in the Afro-Danish community”

Kimberley Brown: “Moving to Toronto meant stepping into a place of no control”

Not many people can say they’ve lived in two different continents while still in their early thirties – but for Kimberley Brown, she’s been fortunate to spend her childhood in her native country, Jamaica, grow up in London, UK and now she is forging a new path while living in Toronto, Canada. Continue reading Kimberley Brown: “Moving to Toronto meant stepping into a place of no control”