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"Black women constitute 3% of the female population in England and Wales, but 8.9% of the women’s prison population."

– What Prison Abolition Means For Black Women

"Europeans and Americans never really undid the structures of power that had privileged whiteness for at least the last two centuries."

– Brexit And The Return Of White Supremacy

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Stella Femi Bolt

How We Can Keep The Police & The Justice System Accountable

Friday 14 May 2021 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Talking Race, Capitalism & Whiteness With Emma Dabiri

Thursday 1 April 2021 7:00 AM

"I am unapologetically black – I wear my hair natural in locs, and I’m not afraid to talk about race either in terms of who I am as a politician."

– What It's Like To Be A Black Woman In British Politics

 

 

Zainab Asunramu

How The Activate Collective Are Changing The Face Of British Politics

Thursday 28 January 2021 7:00 AM

Sarah Olowofoyeku

What Prison Abolition Means For Black Women

Monday 25 January 2021 2:00 PM

Joanne Oguntimehin

#EndSARS Through The Lens Of The Young Nigerian Women Involved

Friday 8 January 2021 7:00 AM

"While re-imagining an independent Scotland involves looking forward, there has to be attention placed on how the colonial past has formed our present."

– Black Womxn Must Be Heard In An Independent And Equal Scotland

 

Funmilola Stewart

Diversity In Schools Must Move Beyond Performative Actions

Tuesday 5 January 2021 7:30 AM

Natalie Denny

Black Women’s Multigenerational Activism in Liverpool

Monday 14 December 2020 7:30 AM

Fiona Rutherford

Saturday Schools Are as Essential as They’ve Ever Been

Sunday 13 December 2020 9:00 AM

The Halo Collective

The Halo Collective: Our Campaign Against Hair Injustice

Wednesday 9 December 2020 10:00 AM

Nongee Kahuure

From Seeking Asylum To Campaigning For Election To Scottish Parliament

Wednesday 2 December 2020 7:30 AM

Lorna Phillip

The Affirming Birth Activism From West Midlands Doulas

Friday 27 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

Taylor Edmonds

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

Saturday 21 November 2020 7:00 AM

Banseka Kayembe

What It's Like To Be A Black Woman In British Politics

Tuesday 10 November 2020 7:00 AM

"As a black woman I like to feel this is one way that I can channel my frustrations and disillusionment with the current political sphere."

– Don't Lose Faith In Us: How Grassroots Activism Can Hold The Government To Account

 

Yasmina Nuny

How Social Media & Infographics Are Highlighting African Issues

Tuesday 3 November 2020 7:00 AM

Lisa Insansa Woods

Norwich’s New Women-Empowered Anti-Racism Movements

Thursday 29 October 2020 7:30 AM

Tchiyiwe Chihana

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

Friday 23 October 2020 7:00 AM

Lisa Insansa Woods

Alicia Garza on Power, Futures and Imagination

Thursday 22 October 2020 9:00 AM

Sarah Lusack

Stella Dadzie On Black Women's Resistance

Thursday 15 October 2020 7:00 AM

Sue Warren

Embracing My Black Heritage Through Black Lives Matter Derby

Tuesday 13 October 2020 7:30 AM

Sarah Lusack

How These Black Women In Birmingham Are Serving Their Communities

Thursday 10 September 2020 7:00 AM

Yasmina Nuny

How Black Liberation Is A Global Struggle

Thursday 16 July 2020 7:00 AM

Lovelynn Ndlovu

The Government's Mishandling Of Covid-19 Has Cost Us A Lot

Wednesday 8 July 2020 7:00 AM

Katouche Goll

There's No Liberation Without Black Disabled People

Thursday 18 June 2020 7:00 AM

Camille St-Omer Donaldson

How Grassroots Activism Can Hold The Government To Account

Friday 1 May 2020 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

The Labour Leaks Only Confirm What Many Of Us Suspected

Tuesday 14 April 2020 8:00 AM

Susuana Amoah

Decolonising Climate Change Is Vital In Fighting It

Tuesday 17 March 2020 7:00 AM

Jade LB

Capitalism And The Politics Of The Coronavirus

Sunday 15 March 2020 5:00 PM

Danielle Dash

Why I Fear The New Conservative Government As A Black Woman

Sunday 15 December 2019 7:00 AM

Maimy Suleiman

What Lessons Can Black Britons Take From The General Election?

Friday 13 December 2019 4:00 PM

Tobi Oredein

Editor's Letter: This Is Not The Election To Not Vote

Monday 9 December 2019 7:00 AM

Jaydee Seaforth

The World Of Activism Needs More Bees And Less Bosses

Friday 15 November 2019 7:00 AM

Rianna Raymond-Williams

Meet Mercy Murua: The One Woman Army Fighting For Access For All

Thursday 24 October 2019 7:00 AM

Jenny McCall

The History And Legacy Of London's Black Radical Movement

Tuesday 8 October 2019 7:00 AM

Jenny McCall

Brexit And The Return Of White Supremacy

Sunday 15 September 2019 8:00 AM

Mariama Kapuwa

What The US Vice President's Visit Means For Black Brits

Thursday 5 September 2019 7:00 AM

Lynette Lisk

Raising Black Children In Boris Johnson's Britain

Tuesday 20 August 2019 7:00 AM

Iyetomi Adenekan

Tell Priti Patel That Terror Is Not The Answer To Crime

Thursday 8 August 2019 7:00 AM

Maimy Suleiman

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

Wednesday 26 June 2019 7:38 PM

Izin Akhabau

Investigation: The Stories Of Black Women And The Immigration System

Wednesday 27 February 2019 7:00 AM

Tobi Oredein

Editor's Letter: Theresa May Will Never Be My Feminist Icon

Monday 17 December 2018 7:37 AM

Maimy Suleiman

What I Learned From Parliament's Confidence Vote

Thursday 13 December 2018 7:40 AM

Hani Abdihakim

The Hijab Is Not Up For Grabs

Friday 2 November 2018 7:00 AM

Furaha F Asani

Overcompensation Isn’t Always Harmful

Thursday 13 September 2018 7:00 AM

Itunu Abolarinwa

Living At The Intersection Of Religion, Race And Gender

Friday 17 August 2018 12:00 PM

Habiba Katsha

How Online Storytelling Can Be Activism For Black Women

Wednesday 15 August 2018 7:00 AM

Tobi Oredein

Editor's Letter: Grenfell and The Power of Khadija Saye

Tuesday 19 June 2018 7:00 AM

Samara Linton

Why NHS England Shouldn't Be Charging Migrants For Health Care

Monday 23 October 2017 6:55 AM

Korkor Kanor

This Woman's Work: Forest Gate Councillor Seyi Akiwowo

Monday 31 July 2017 8:00 AM

Tiwa Adebayo

Yes, I'm Black, But Don't Assume I'm A Labour Voter

Monday 10 July 2017 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Grenfell Fire Shows The Real Great Britain

Monday 19 June 2017 8:02 AM

Mybreakingviews

Do Black Women Want To Stay Or Leave The EU? Why?

Wednesday 15 June 2016 10:21 AM