Black Women In Britain

Black Women In Britain

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Alisha Fuller-Armah

I Moved My Family To Scotland To Farm Gourmet Mushrooms

Friday 22 March 2024 8:00 AM

"How can the Black British identity include a Scottish voice, if a collective Black Scottish voice or community doesn’t appear to exist in Scotland?"

– Being Black, Female And Not Living In London


Jaz Morrison

The Mamahood Space Is Combatting Mum Loneliness In Birmingham

Thursday 5 October 2023 8:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

This Black Woman Wants To Make York An Anti-Racist City

Wednesday 16 August 2023 8:00 AM

Adama Juldeh Munu

Black Creatives Around The UK Are Responding To The Climate Emergency

Friday 11 August 2023 8:00 AM

Black Ballad

BB Members Perk: A Free Surfing Lesson For Black Women!

Wednesday 19 July 2023 3:44 PM

"It is thought that black undergraduates may have studied at Cambridge University since the early 18th century."

– A Brief History of Blackness In East Anglia



Chloe Lovell

These Black Women Left London Behind & Thrived

Tuesday 9 May 2023 8:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

Rakie Ayola On The Pact S2 & Giving Black Women Their Flowers

Tuesday 25 October 2022 8:00 AM

"All of these large bold families from all over Jamaica connected and rooted in the Land of Song – Wales."

– You Can Never Really Lose Touch With The Place You Call Home


Mia Thornton

The Black Women At The Forefront Of The UK Jazz Scene

Friday 20 May 2022 8:00 AM

Josephine Hall

Three Black Women On Their Decision To Live 'Off-Grid'

Wednesday 2 March 2022 8:00 AM

Muneera Pilgrim

Liberals Pulling Down Statues & The Black Folk Who Have Been Ignored

Monday 10 January 2022 12:00 PM

Henrietta Shirazu

Making New Friends Is Hard, But Here's How I've Done It

Thursday 9 December 2021 10:30 AM

Pearl Natasha

Sandra Atoge & The Only Black Hair Salon In Derry, Northern Ireland

Thursday 4 November 2021 7:00 AM

"A small part of me did wonder if things felt worse because we were no longer cushioned by the inflated demographics of London."

– What It's Like Parenting Black Kids In A Predominantly White Town

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Tomiwa Folorunso

How Black-Owned Beauty Businesses In Scotland Connect With Heritage

Wednesday 3 November 2021 7:00 AM

Chloe Seivwright

The Search For Black Haircare In South Wales

Tuesday 2 November 2021 7:00 AM

Christine Ochefu

How Black Women Build Communities Around Hair In The North West

Monday 1 November 2021 10:30 AM

"Different black Leicester-based organisations have had to make it clear where they stand on issue of Black Lives Matter."

– What It Means To Be Black In A BAME-Majority City



Tawana Shonagh Maramba

Black Gaelic Speakers Are Confronting Scotland's Hidden History

Monday 18 October 2021 7:00 AM

Taylor Edmonds

Kima Otung On The Music Industry, Growing Up In Wales & More

Friday 1 October 2021 11:00 AM

Natasha Smith

Why And How I Exchanged My City Life For A Rural One

Thursday 30 September 2021 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Miss LaFamilia On Music, Motherhood & Female-Domination

Friday 27 August 2021 12:00 PM

Dami Fawehinmi

Crossing The North-South Divide To Find My Chosen LGBTQ+ Family

Wednesday 18 August 2021 7:00 AM

Tida Dos Santos Baldé

The Shocking Politeness Of Northern Ireland's Racism

Friday 25 June 2021 7:00 AM

Pearl Natasha

The Wedding, Weave & Wakeup Call

Thursday 24 June 2021 7:00 AM

Gemma Sparkes

Leaving Northern Ireland Showed Me That Anything Is Possible

Wednesday 23 June 2021 7:00 AM

Chikumo Fiseko

The Black Experience In Northern Ireland

Tuesday 22 June 2021 7:00 AM

Leah Dempsey

Growing Up Black In Northern Ireland Left Me With BPD

Monday 21 June 2021 7:00 AM

Amahra Spence

The Politics Of Land, Space & Creative Sanctuaries Post-2020

Monday 14 June 2021 10:00 AM

Ibianga Evans

Confronting My Childhood And Righting My Parents' Wrongs

Friday 26 February 2021 7:00 AM

"I work at a school in Salford where the majority demographic is still white. In my first few weeks, I couldn’t believe what I’d done."

– I Hated High School – Which Is Why I Decided To Work In One


Nuzo Onoh

The Absence Of Older African Women In British Pubs

Thursday 25 February 2021 9:30 AM

Seun Matiluko

What It Means To Be Black In A BAME-Majority City

Wednesday 27 January 2021 7:00 AM

Christine Ochefu

Editor's Letter: Southport’s Slumber Urged Me to Dream

Sunday 20 December 2020 9:30 PM

Olivia Currie

Olympian Anyika Onuora Reflects on A Career in Sport

Saturday 19 December 2020 7:00 AM

Christine Ochefu

How The Music Industry Is Failing Black Women In The North West

Friday 18 December 2020 7:30 AM

L'Oréal Blackett

The Challenges Facing Black Businesses In The North West

Friday 18 December 2020 7:00 AM

Tyla Grant

My Journey To Becoming An Autism Advocate

Thursday 17 December 2020 7:00 AM

Stephanie Daniels

Black Women And Manchester’s Electronic Scene

Wednesday 16 December 2020 7:30 AM

Adwoa Botchey

How Black Northern Artists Are Staying Afloat

Wednesday 16 December 2020 7:00 AM

Malyun Mohamud

Being Rehoused As An Asylum-Seeker In The North West

Tuesday 15 December 2020 7:00 AM

Natalie Denny

Black Women’s Multigenerational Activism in Liverpool

Monday 14 December 2020 7:30 AM

Mia Thornton

Northern Black Women and Accent Discrimination

Monday 14 December 2020 7:00 AM

Ebun Soyinka

The Nigerians Keeping The Community Alive in Kent

Friday 11 December 2020 7:00 AM

Emmanuella Ngimbi

The Black Businesses Thriving In The South East

Thursday 10 December 2020 7:00 AM

Emmanuella Ngimbi

Five Black Women Over 50 On Life In Portsmouth

Wednesday 9 December 2020 7:00 AM

Michelle Codrington-Rogers

Navigating Intersectionality As A Queer Couple In Oxfordshire

Tuesday 8 December 2020 7:00 AM

Emmanuella Ngimbi

Finding Love As A Black Woman In The South East Of England

Monday 7 December 2020 7:00 AM

Tomiwa Folorunso

Editor's Letter: My Two Years of Optimism With Black Ballad

Sunday 6 December 2020 9:30 PM

Mohasin Ahmed

Black, Queer And Clubbing In Scotland

Friday 4 December 2020 7:00 AM

Tomiwa Folorunso

Panashe Muzambe: The First Black Woman To Be Capped For Scotland Rugby

Thursday 3 December 2020 7:00 AM

Nongee Kahuure

From Seeking Asylum To Campaigning For Election To Scottish Parliament

Wednesday 2 December 2020 7:30 AM


Sharing Healthcare Experiences As Self-Care

Wednesday 2 December 2020 7:00 AM

Cynthia Gentle

The Trials And Joys Of Owning An Edinburgh Hair Salon

Tuesday 1 December 2020 7:30 AM

Tobechukwu A Amamize

Why I'm Campaigning To Expand The Scottish Curriculum

Tuesday 1 December 2020 7:00 AM

Vicky Gayle

Editor's Letter: Growing Up In Birmingham Was a Vibe

Sunday 29 November 2020 9:30 PM

Vicky Gayle

The Cultural Roots Of Community Farming In Birmingham

Saturday 28 November 2020 7:00 AM

Lorna Phillip

The Affirming Birth Activism From West Midlands Doulas

Friday 27 November 2020 7:00 AM

Elisha Mack

Mixed Race & Choosing Sides In The UK's Second City

Thursday 26 November 2020 7:00 AM

Luanda Yasmin

Race Relations And Progress According To The Black Country's 23%

Wednesday 25 November 2020 7:00 AM

Siana Bangura

Will The Show Go On For Theatre In The West Midlands?

Tuesday 24 November 2020 7:00 AM

Hodan Mohamed

Black, Muslim And Looking For Jobs In The West Midlands

Monday 23 November 2020 7:00 AM

Chloe Seivwright

Editor's Letter: You Can Never Really Lose Touch With Your Home

Sunday 22 November 2020 9:30 PM

Taylor Edmonds

5 Black Womxn You Need To Know About In The South Wales Creative Scene

Saturday 21 November 2020 7:00 AM

Chloe Seivwright

Rakie Ayola Is The Welsh Role Model We Deserve!

Friday 20 November 2020 7:00 AM

Natalie Jerome

Returning Home To Wales To Watch The World Explode

Thursday 19 November 2020 7:00 AM

Marline Lee Freckleton

38 Years In The BBC And Counting: From Newport To London And Back

Wednesday 18 November 2020 7:00 AM

Carmel James

The Pill, The Pandemic And Lockdown In The Welsh Valleys

Tuesday 17 November 2020 7:00 AM

Aleighcia Scott

Being A Welsh Reggae Artist Is Not The Oxymoron You Think It Is!

Monday 16 November 2020 7:00 AM

Lilian Amaning

Editor's Letter: How I Realised That I Could And I Should

Sunday 1 November 2020 9:30 PM

Tene Edwards

Moving To Luton Killed My Spirit But Strengthened My Ambition

Saturday 31 October 2020 7:00 AM

Lilian Amaning

Alexandra Wilson: The Essex-Based Barrister On Change & Justice

Friday 30 October 2020 7:00 AM

Lisa Insansa Woods

Norwich’s New Women-Empowered Anti-Racism Movements

Thursday 29 October 2020 7:30 AM

Chinazum Ukata

Growing Up ‘Outside The Bubble’ In Southend-On-Sea

Thursday 29 October 2020 7:00 AM

Elizabeth Osborn

How African Accessories Connect Culture And Identity

Wednesday 28 October 2020 7:00 AM

Hannah Asikhia

How This New Mum Found A New Meaning To Self-Care During Lockdown

Tuesday 27 October 2020 7:00 AM

Grace Otuwehinmi

Using Sport To Navigate Through Life As A Black Woman in Essex

Monday 26 October 2020 7:30 AM

Olivia Adu-Bofour

The Misconceptions Of Black Women From Hertfordshire

Monday 26 October 2020 7:00 AM

Annalisa Toccara

Editor's Letter: The Rising Of The Black Phoenixes In The North East

Sunday 25 October 2020 9:30 PM

Rebecca Solomon

An Afro In The Sheffield Circus

Saturday 24 October 2020 7:00 AM

Tchiyiwe Chihana

Black Women And The Case For Universal Basic Income In The North

Friday 23 October 2020 7:00 AM

Danae Wellington

Reimagining A Black Future In The North

Thursday 22 October 2020 7:00 AM

Teela Clayton

The Ebony Elephant in the Room: Teaching In Doncaster

Wednesday 21 October 2020 7:00 AM

Steph Edusei

Being A Black Woman In Leadership In Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tuesday 20 October 2020 7:00 AM

Antoinette Wentworth-Smith

Black And In Business In Yorkshire: Why Is It So Hard To Be Myself?

Monday 19 October 2020 7:30 AM

Jill Lupupa

Editor's Letter: Finding My Confidence in the East Midlands

Sunday 18 October 2020 9:30 PM

Sarah Smith

How I Found My Diasporan Identity In Loughborough

Friday 16 October 2020 7:00 AM