October 14, 2018

When I first saw the trailer for Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight in 2016 I was stunned, touched, and moved. I became completely obsessed with the trailer, rewatching it countless times as I counted down the days until I could see the film. I was captivated by Nicholas Britell...

October 5, 2018

Fortnite is currently all over the news as it’s become one of the most popular games ever played. It has far surpassed the popularity of Overwatch, the big multiplayer game in 2016 and has almost doubled Minecraft in monthly users in less than a year beating Minecraft’...

May 24, 2018

Published in 1958, ‘Things Fall Apart’ was the first African novel to receive global attention and introduced the world to the Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. Achebe has since been deemed “the father of modern African literature.” His legacy still looms large over Afric...

March 21, 2018

I try to pay as little attention as possible to the Daily Mail as I can. But almost every other week without fail a Mail headline will pop up on my Twitter timeline. Not because I follow anyone who reads it (I don’t think I do) but usually because someone has quote twe...

March 1, 2018

‘Native Son’ was written by African-American writer, Richard Wright, and published in 1940. Deemed a protest novel, it was a massive success, and sold 250, 000 copies in its first three weeks making Wright the first best-selling black writer in America. It tells the st...

February 1, 2018

Several weeks ago the whole of Twitter and the Internet exploded in uproar, again. The outrage was regarding disparaging comments Donald Trump allegedly made in a White House meeting on immigration reform. I’ve recently written about the danger of performative outrage...

January 23, 2018

Twitter has become a breeding ground for outrage. Almost every day there is some sort of backlash; sometimes understandable, sometimes unnecessary and sometimes completely ridiculous. A couple of weeks ago, Twitter users expressed their fire and fury at clothing brand...

December 3, 2017

It’s been almost 30 years since the novel ‘Nervous Conditions’ was published in 1988. Written by Zimbabwean author, Tsitsi Dangarembga, it was her third novel and to date is one of only four novels the author has published (a sequel to ‘Nervous Conditions’ was publishe...

December 3, 2017

‘Blanguage’: Co-hosts, Janelle and Daniel are best friends and Black Londoners who discuss music and Black British culture. They’re fun to listen to because of their friendship, and their black British perspective is much needed in the podcast landscape.

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