Being Part Of The Diaspora

Being Part Of The Diaspora

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Toju Adelaja

How The Diaspora Is Cashing In On A Shallow Aesthetic

Monday 8 August 2022 8:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

The Black Women Shaping The Notting Hill Carnival Bounce Back

Friday 22 July 2022 8:00 AM

Jendella Benson

When It Comes To African Literature, The Future Is Bright!

Monday 11 July 2022 8:00 AM

Michelle Pamisa

The Southern African Women Making An Impact In The UK

Friday 25 March 2022 8:00 AM

Mia Thornton

Mwanjé Explores Afrofuturism, Black Feminity & Ancestry Ties

Thursday 24 March 2022 7:00 AM

Ata-owaji Victor

Magic System's '1er Gaou' & The Roots Of Borderless Music

Tuesday 8 March 2022 8:00 AM

Shine Steel

Why Aren't More Of Us Exercising Our Right To A Second Passport?

Wednesday 23 February 2022 8:00 AM

Solape Alatise

Do Bride Prices And Dowries Still Have A Place In Modern Marriage?

Tuesday 15 February 2022 12:30 PM

Katrina Marshall

Barbados Is A Republic, But What Does This Mean For Barbadians?

Wednesday 15 December 2021 12:30 PM

Lavinya Stennett

What It's Like Being Deported To A Country You Don't Know

Friday 10 December 2021 7:00 AM

Sareeta Domingo

Natasha Bowen On Her Epic Debut 'Skin Of The Sea' & Mermaid Mythology

Friday 26 November 2021 7:00 AM

Solape Alatise

Nigerian Culture Is Popular Now. My Younger Self Needed This.

Monday 22 November 2021 1:00 PM

Ore Abiona

The Impact Of TikTok On African Music

Tuesday 16 November 2021 11:00 AM

Isabelle Dupuy

Living The Dream: What It Means To Be Disconnected In The Diaspora

Friday 12 November 2021 7:00 AM

Nzinga Cotton

What I Learned Growing Up Rastafarian

Friday 5 November 2021 7:00 AM

Tola Okogwu

Author Florence Ọlájídé On Culture Clashes & Growing Up

Thursday 15 July 2021 7:00 AM

Betty Desalegn

We Need To Talk About What's Happening In Tigray, Ethiopia

Wednesday 14 July 2021 7:00 AM

Jemmar Samuels

Surviving Distance & Time Difference In My Oldest Friendships

Monday 12 July 2021 10:00 AM

Jendella Benson

In Conversation With Chibundu Onuzo, Author Of 'Sankofa'

Friday 4 June 2021 9:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Afua Hirsch On The Stories That Still Need Telling

Monday 26 April 2021 1:00 PM

Tomiwa Folorunso

The Black Women Who've Left The UK For The Rest Of Europe

Thursday 22 April 2021 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

In Conversation w/ Dr Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Tuesday 20 April 2021 11:00 AM

Ibianga Evans

Confronting My Childhood And Righting My Parents' Wrongs

Friday 26 February 2021 7:00 AM

Nuzo Onoh

The Absence Of Older African Women In British Pubs

Thursday 25 February 2021 9:30 AM

Monica Ande

Older Nigerian Women And The Delayed Dream Of Returning 'Home'

Thursday 18 February 2021 7:00 AM

Mica Montana

What Do Those "Back Home" Think About The Diaspora Returning?

Friday 5 February 2021 7:00 AM

Namina Forna

On Writing Trauma, Healing And Fantasy Inspired By My Reality

Thursday 4 February 2021 7:00 AM

Marcia Veiga

Nearly Five Decades Of Independence, But Will Angola Ever Be Free?

Wednesday 13 January 2021 7:00 AM

Joanne Oguntimehin

#EndSARS Through The Lens Of The Young Nigerian Women Involved

Friday 8 January 2021 7:00 AM

Bashirat Oladele

Owó Àjọ, GoFundMe Links & The Importance Of Mutual Aid

Wednesday 6 January 2021 7:00 AM

Ebun Soyinka

The Nigerians Keeping The Community Alive in Kent

Friday 11 December 2020 7:00 AM

Emmanuella Ngimbi

Five Black Women Over 50 On Life In Portsmouth

Wednesday 9 December 2020 7:00 AM

Rachel Willcocks

Navigating Creative Spaces As A Black Woman In The East Midlands

Wednesday 14 October 2020 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Ify Adenuga On Happiness, Nigerian Culture & Her Children's Success

Thursday 8 October 2020 12:30 PM

Dr Michelle Nyangereka

My Descent Into Hell: Understanding My Ancestors' Trauma

Tuesday 29 September 2020 7:00 AM

Zalika Reid-Benta

How The Influence Of Jamaican Culture Can Draw The Diaspora Together

Friday 4 September 2020 7:00 AM

Adama Juldeh Munu

100 Years On: Is The Pan-African Flag Still Relevant?

Friday 21 August 2020 7:00 AM

Stella Oni

Why Black Women Should Never Give Up On Their Dreams

Thursday 30 July 2020 1:00 PM

Teleica Kirkland

The History And Significance Of Textiles In The African Diaspora

Wednesday 29 July 2020 9:00 AM

Karline Smith

The History Of Notting Hill Carnival

Friday 17 July 2020 7:00 AM

Yasmina Nuny

How Black Liberation Is A Global Struggle

Thursday 16 July 2020 7:00 AM

Bella Frimpong

Black Europe Exists And It's Important We Unite

Thursday 12 March 2020 7:00 AM

Sabrina Bowen

Dealing With Death As A Child Of The Diaspora

Tuesday 10 March 2020 7:00 AM

Portia Bartley

I Decolonised My Kitchen To Reconnect To My Culture

Friday 6 March 2020 7:00 AM

Yasmin Metz-Johnson

Why I left My Home In The UK For A New Life In West Africa

Sunday 1 March 2020 7:00 AM

Madeline Wilson-Ojo

How I Lost My Native Language

Saturday 29 February 2020 7:00 AM

Portia Bartley

For Black Immigrants, Code Switching Is a Necessary Form of Survival

Friday 27 December 2019 7:00 AM

Lavinya Stennett

Beyond Home Ownership: The African Diaspora, Land And Identity

Friday 6 December 2019 7:00 AM

Adama Juldeh Munu

How The BlackPoppyRose Project Is Remembering Our Veterans

Sunday 10 November 2019 7:00 AM

Elizabeth Ayoola

Why Do We Label Women As Well Cultured or Shameless?

Friday 1 November 2019 7:00 AM

Furaha F Asani

Why We Must Always Remain Accountable To The People We Say We Love

Thursday 31 October 2019 7:00 AM

Tiwa Adebayo

Why I Needed To Graduate In Aso Ebi

Friday 11 October 2019 7:00 AM

Piarvé Wetshi

Why Black Women Should Be At The Forefront Of Sustainable Fashion

Tuesday 17 September 2019 7:00 AM

Elizabeth Ayoola

How Being Black, African and British Has Influenced My Love Language

Friday 13 September 2019 7:00 AM

Iyetomi Adenekan

Lessons And Reflections From A First Generation Mum

Friday 6 September 2019 7:00 AM

Elizabeth Ayoola

Too British, Too American, Too African

Saturday 31 August 2019 7:00 AM

Precious Mayowa Agbabiaka

Afronation, Anti-Blackness & The Black Christian Community

Tuesday 13 August 2019 7:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

How Carnival Helped Me Connect With My Heritage

Saturday 3 August 2019 7:00 AM


Moving To Zimbabwe As A Queer Child Of The Diaspora

Wednesday 17 July 2019 7:00 AM

Asiya Elgady

Sudan's Revolution And The Right To Self-Determination

Sunday 16 June 2019 4:21 PM

Ifey Frederick

The Peaks and Pressures of Running A Black Owned Business

Monday 20 May 2019 8:26 PM

Kirsty Abena Serwaa

What It's Like To Move To The Motherland

Friday 19 April 2019 8:00 AM

Ruvimbo Kuuzabuwe

Diasporic Alienation: Feeling Like A Foreigner Here & There

Thursday 28 March 2019 7:00 AM

Izin Akhabau

Investigation: The Stories Of Black Women And The Immigration System

Wednesday 27 February 2019 7:00 AM

Tomiwa Folorunso

Why I Still Find Christmas Difficult

Tuesday 11 December 2018 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

The Inheritance We Have That We Shouldn't Take For Granted

Thursday 29 November 2018 7:00 AM

Chantal Korsah

How Black Literature Can Fill The Gaps Of White History

Friday 12 October 2018 7:00 AM

Tobi Adunni

Why I Will Be Giving My Children Nigerian First Names

Wednesday 10 October 2018 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

What Should Light-Skinned Women Do About Colourism?

Monday 18 June 2018 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Skepta's New Title and the Dreams of the Diaspora

Friday 6 April 2018 6:47 PM

Niki Igbaroola

We Need To Start Thinking Beyond Black America

Thursday 19 October 2017 7:30 PM

Mahalia Changlee

Dialect & Dementia: Reading Beyond The Silences

Friday 29 September 2017 7:00 PM

Jacqueline Courtenay

Why My Kids Won’t Be Calling My Friends “Aunty” or “Uncle”

Saturday 12 January 2019 8:00 AM

Tiwa Adebayo

It Is Time For Children Of The Diaspora To Claim Back Their Land

Monday 4 September 2017 7:35 AM

Jendella Benson

The Tension between being British and Nigerian

Wednesday 26 November 2014 8:27 AM

Karen Rollins

A Stranger At Home And Abroad

Wednesday 28 June 2017 6:17 AM

Charlene Wilson

The Tick Box: Why I Have Always Opted For Black Caribbean

Friday 2 February 2018 4:40 PM