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An Inspiring Conversation With Nigerian Artist Chief Nike Davis-Okundaye

Chief Nike Davies-Okundaye’s life as an artist who started with a bedroom gallery with little formal education to opening the first gallery in Oshogun was no small feat. Inspired by her dreams channelled through African spirit she encourages young people to follow their own dreams with focus and drive. Her life and work has inspired many to empower themselves through creativity.

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Amanda Wilson Launches, Letters to A Young Generation Featuring Words From Kanya King, Ms Dynamite, Bianca Miller and More

The British Blacklist speaks to Amanda before the launch of her second book, Letters to A Young Generation (2), this time dedicated to young African-Caribbean females in the UK; recognising the importance of having British African-Caribbean personalities as reference points of success for young people in the UK.

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90% #OutOf100 – Selina Thompson’s Dark and Lovely at The Oval Theatre

Playwright Selina Thompson presents to us what she so tenderly names her ‘Tumbleweave’ – a mesh dome structure woven with boundless tresses of Afro-hair extensions. Inside the Tumbleweave is a cosy intimate space decorated with images of African-Caribbean women from times past; beautiful and strong women. Here, Thompson invites the audience to experience that intimate moment of a mother and daughter, recounting the familiar scene in an African-Caribbean household on a Sunday night before school. Selina cunningly tricked me into taking a seat on the barber’s chair, where which I became part of the play as her hairdresser. Another audience member was invited...

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