Racism

‘I Noticed the Divide That Existed Between Black Students and African Students’: We Interviewed Photographer Florence Ngala

We talked selfies and racial stereotyping with photographer Florence Ngala DtL: What inspired your selfie series? Florence: When I started taking pictures, I didn’t know it would turn into a series— I took them out of boredom and curiosity about what else my camera could do. The more I learned about its capabilities, how to

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‘The Media has a Tendency to Bypass or Homogenise the Narratives of Women of Colour’: We Spoke to Liv Little, Founder of gal-dem, an Online Magazine By and For Women of Colour

Liv Little on feminism, racial stereotypes and founding gal-dem: an online magazine by and for women of colour DTL: What made you want to set gal-dem up? Liv: I just finished university, like last week. I was at the University of Bristol studying Politics and Sociology and it was during my second year there, that I

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6 Things this Black Girl is Tired of Hearing

Rufaro Mazarura lists 6 things she is tired of hearing as a black girl 1. Is that your real hair? Okay, my hair, whether it be natural, relaxed, extensions, a weave, braids or even a wig does in fact, belong to me. I’ve paid a lot of money, dealt with a whole-lotta nonsense to get

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LGBT+ World Voices: What is it Like to be a Transwoman of Colour?

Life as a transwoman of colour can be a very challenging and solitary existence In the patriarchal and gender-biased world we live in, it is extremely challenging for someone assigned ‘male’ at birth, to assume their femininity. Society makes it very hard, almost impossible. A transwoman’s journey to womanhood is one ridden with one challenge

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