I’m really looking forward to seeing the Disney live action of The Little Mermaid starring Halle Bailey, this May. As someone who is sometimes voiceless I have always felt an affinity with Ariel, however, unlike her I didn’t become mute because I traded in my voice for the love of a Prince (or if you […]

Hope & Glory is the debut¬† novel from Jendella Benson.¬† Being set in Peckham, with a cast primarily from Nigeria I found the book highly relatable. It covered a variety of themes including joint enterprise, religion and a family secret. One thing I really appreciated was how Benson delved into the different ways in which […]

A Bigger Picture by Vanessa Nakate

Although the African continents has just about 15 percent of the world’s population, it is responsible for only between two and three percent of global energy related carbon dioxide emissions. I was introduced to Vanessa Nakate last year, as she entered the world stage as the activist who was cropped from the photo at the […]

Against White Feminism by Rafia Zakaria is a collection of essays which explores how what the mainstream perceives as feminism is actually a whitewash of the theories put forward by Black and Brown women, and often detrimental to those women in the West feminist thought claims to be saving. Written through the lens of being […]