It is common knowledge that home ownership is a significant factor and catalyst of wealth creation. Not only do homes serve as ‘safe’ long term investments, they also open doors (no pun intended) to home-owners to acquire loans which can later be used to pay off debts or children's education-- (however, this is generally advised as risky!). Unfortunately,black and ethnic minority communities in … Continue reading If Coloured, Mark RED! | Being Black S2 E4
Article by Glory Ayara I've laboured long and hard for the bread, for honour, and for riches, But on my corn too long you've tread, You fine-haired sons of bitches. These are the words uttered by the famous western outlaw Black Bart, although slightly out of context, his words resonate with me as I observe the situation of things in my country Nigeria. I … Continue reading ARGH! | #SARSMUSTEND
Read Maab’s incredibly insightful story as she discusses what being black means to her, shares some advice on standing out in any industry/field.
Welcome to the Being Black Series Season 2! #BYJOLAABBS2020
‘…We had a deal! We had a freaking deal, Adi you dimwit, and you dying on me is not a part of that deal! So, you better wake up before I smack the life out of you…’. Bernice was clearly distraught; this was the love of her life lying in front of her on life … Continue reading ADRIAN’S LANE: The Conclusion
IS our current reality the truth? or our own distorted depiction of it? Anjola paints a picture of a realistic illusion in this short story, 'Mirror Image'.
There is panic and there is panic. January 2020, I was in panic. I had started reading articles about the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. I live in a flat with a few people and two of them had been to China for Christmas. I didn’t know what part of China they lived or visited. … Continue reading The Thing About… Panic
by Kehinde Babatunde Nothing truly matters, but when did it ever?Every single utter, did it bring change, never?Searching for something that isn’t lost,Looking for someone that isn’t gone,A simple question, you can’t answer Who are you? Your own master?Because if you recall every decision and choiceWill you own up to them with your own voiceOr … Continue reading WHO YOU ARE | GUEST POST
Listen to my silence. It speaks words.
Here’s my top 10 social issues novel (of course with some bits of romance, because this girl is a hopeless romantic). 1. Patch Up & Fix Up- Stephanie Witter - Key Theme: Relationship/Domestic Violence and Abuse; Dealing with Grief; I read both patch up & fix up within 24 hours (and yes, I stayed up … Continue reading MY FAVOURITE ‘SOCIAL ISSUES’ NOVELS