Black Women In Britain

Black Women In Britain

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"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


Chloe Lovell

These Black Women Left London Behind & Thrived

Tuesday 9 May 2023 8:00 AM

Josephine Hall

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

Wednesday 2 March 2022 8:00 AM

Henrietta Shirazu

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

Thursday 9 December 2021 10:30 AM

"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



Christine Ochefu

How Black Women Build Communities Around Hair In The North West

Monday 1 November 2021 10:30 AM

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

"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


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

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

"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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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

"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



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

"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


Mohasin Ahmed

Black, Queer And Clubbing In Scotland

Friday 4 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

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

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

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

Rebecca Solomon

An Afro In The Sheffield Circus

Saturday 24 October 2020 7:00 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

Jill Lupupa

How Attitudes Have Changed To Black Nurses In The East Midlands

Thursday 15 October 2020 7:00 AM

Rachel Willcocks

Navigating Creative Spaces As A Black Woman In The East Midlands

Wednesday 14 October 2020 7:00 AM

Sue Warren

Embracing My Black Heritage Through Black Lives Matter Derby

Tuesday 13 October 2020 7:30 AM

Tiegan Abdulai

False Friends And Finding Myself: Being Mixed Race in Leicester

Tuesday 13 October 2020 7:00 AM

Jayden Irving

How A Black Woman In Derby Was Silenced In The Modelling World

Monday 12 October 2020 7:00 AM

Nic Crosara

Editor's Letter: Black and Beautiful in the South West

Sunday 11 October 2020 9:00 PM

Renée Jacobs

Belonging in Bath: Our Two Years of Mixed Heritage Adoption

Thursday 8 October 2020 7:00 AM

Josephine Hall

Four Women on Being Black in Cornwall – Is It Getting Better?

Monday 5 October 2020 7:00 AM

Sarah Lusack

How These Black Women In Birmingham Are Serving Their Communities

Thursday 10 September 2020 7:00 AM

Mbeke Waseme

Words From The Wise: Black Women On Life After 50

Friday 14 August 2020 7:00 AM

Black Ballad

Meet Black Ballad's Regional Editors!

Friday 31 July 2020 10:00 AM

Becki Masinja

How An Influx Of Black Students Changed The Face Of A City

Friday 31 July 2020 7:00 AM

Taylor Edmonds

How I'm Connecting With My Welsh Identity In My 20s

Friday 29 May 2020 7:00 AM

Black Ballad

We Launched The Great Black British Women's Survey

Wednesday 20 May 2020 10:30 AM

Candice Noelle

Why I Had To Leave Wales To Find Where I Belonged

Friday 7 February 2020 7:00 AM

Tomiwa Folorunso

The Black Women Shaking Up The Scottish Arts Scene

Friday 24 January 2020 7:00 AM

Chloe Austin

The Black British Artists Challenging Super White Britain

Wednesday 8 January 2020 7:00 AM

Aimie Duggan

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

Tuesday 19 November 2019 7:00 AM

Adelina Adjei

Dr Sharon Watson On Life In Leeds, Black British Dance Scene & More

Wednesday 2 October 2019 7:00 AM

Fauziya Johnson

How Black Women In Liverpool Are Reclaiming Colonial Spaces

Tuesday 1 October 2019 7:00 AM

Iyetomi Adenekan

Lessons And Reflections From A First Generation Mum

Friday 6 September 2019 7:00 AM

Maimy Suleiman

MP Eleanor Smith Talks: Her Nursing Career, Corbyn & Brexit

Wednesday 26 June 2019 7:38 PM

Christine Ochefu

What The Ethnic Supermarket Taught Me About Culture

Friday 10 May 2019 5:00 PM

Natalie Corner

Growing Up Mixed Race & By The Seaside

Sunday 28 April 2019 7:00 AM

Tomiwa Folorunso

Being Black, Female And Not Living In London

Tuesday 5 March 2019 12:00 PM

Wedaeli Chibelushi

A Brief History of Blackness In East Anglia

Thursday 12 July 2018 8:00 PM

Tiwa Adebayo

Celebrating 70 Years Of Black Women At Cambridge

Monday 25 June 2018 12:00 PM

Chloe Seivwright

Let's Talk About Date Nights in Birmingham's Digbeth

Saturday 16 December 2017 9:07 AM

Esme Allman

Esme Allman & The Failure To Protect Black Female Students

Thursday 14 September 2017 8:11 AM

Louisa Adjoa Parker

Let's Talk About The Real Legacy of British Slavery

Thursday 15 June 2017 12:00 AM