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Release of ‘Many’

I’ve released the video to my latest poem, ‘Many’. The piece is written, performed and directed by me and filmed and edited by award-winning videographer (and one of my long-term … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rewriting History: The Black Cantabs Society of Cambridge University

I wrote a piece for MiGREAT Africa on the Black Cantabs Society of Cambridge University and the importance of The Black Cantabs Project we are pioneering. “Walking through the 31 … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nadiya Hussain and the broadness of ‘Britishness’

I for one do not know what on earth ‘Britishness’ really is. Nobody has been able to define it, least of all David Cameron and the other racists who say … Continue reading

October 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

National Poetry Day, Buzzfeed, Showroom Gallery, and Contemporary Other

Yesterday was a HUGE day for me full of celebration and poetry. Yesterday was National Poetry Day (08/10/2015) and to mark the day, the good people at Buzzfeed ran a … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Defending WoC Rights to Safe Spaces: In Soldarity with Bahar Mustapha

The world never ceases to make me sick and leave me speechless. Returning to the Bahar Mustapha media shitstorm, who would have actually in their wildest dreams thought this would … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rich Mix was a BANGER!

I had an amazing time on stage last night at Rich Mix. The talent showcased was phenomenal… really. From fellow poets Caleb Femi and Yomi ‘GReeds’ Sode, to singer-songwriter Savannah … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with ‘Let’s Do Lunch’ – An Urban Guide

I recently sat down with Kai Lutterodt of ‘Let’s Do Lunch’ to discuss life as a freelance journalist and how I go about networking and making contacts.

October 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Celebrating African Hairstyles

Abiola Balikis Bankole has done a great little feature for Black History Month on Afrokanist Magazine about the importance, creativity, and vibrance of traditionally black hairstyles. Have a read here.

October 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Black History Month!

Black History Month has arrived in the UK! It pleases me that the first day of BHM also happens to be Nigerian Independence Day… did someone say ‘post-racial society’? No? … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Black History Month Speaking and Performance Tour, 2015

So I’m about to go on tour to mark Black History Month! More details still to be ironed out and the main poster will be with you soon BUT I’m … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

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