Are Mixed Race people experiencing identity issues?

Being of mixed race myself- with a black mum and white dad- I choose, and have always chosen, to identify as black. This is not because I’m ‘denying’ my white half, or because I’m ‘confused’ which are both things I’ve heard before. Growing up in a single-parent household, I grew up admiring black women. The … More Are Mixed Race people experiencing identity issues?

Jordan Peele: “I don’t see myself casting a white dude as the lead in my movie,”

“I don’t see myself casting a white dude as the lead in my movie,” he added. “Not that I don’t like white dudes. But I’ve seen that movie.” This was a statement made by Jordan Peele in regard to the casting of all black actors in both of his movies. In my understanding of the … More Jordan Peele: “I don’t see myself casting a white dude as the lead in my movie,”

Cardi B wants to trademark “Okurr”, should we be mad?

I’ll start this article by saying that I’m a Cardi B fan. I, like most of the general public and the music industry, have been charmed by her charisma, her authenticity and her relatability. It helps that her music slaps. It’s raunchy, catchy and empowering for women, gay men and non-binary femmes around the world. … More Cardi B wants to trademark “Okurr”, should we be mad?

White Saviour Complex: Is it a thing?

Earlier last week, social media exploded in response to MP David Lammy’s tweets about the White Saviour Complex. Lammy suggested that in sending people like Stacey Dooley to African countries and the media circulating photos as such only further perpetuates the idea that African countries are in constant need of help. More specifically, they need … More White Saviour Complex: Is it a thing?

The Fashion Industry Today: Women & Diversity

From Leomie Anderson to Adut Akech Bior, nowadays many women of colour are representing luxury brand campaigns and strut on runways of the world’s most sort after designs. Nevertheless, this was not always the case for BAME people due to stereotyping in advertising from the ’70s and beyond. Black and Asian women were less likely … More The Fashion Industry Today: Women & Diversity