Bring Back our Girls 2

One Year On: Why I Refuse to Forget the Chibok Girls

On the 14th April 2015, it will be one year since 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram. One year since these girls were with their families and friends. One year since

Bring Back our Girls 2

One Year On: Why I Refuse to Forget the Chibok Girls

On the 14th April 2015, it will be one year since 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram. One year since these girls were with their families and friends. One year since

Black Dog

The Black Man and his Black Dog

Following on from this week’s earlier post on the importance of putting a spotlight on mental health in men, Chama Kay shares with his experiences of struggling with mental illness and navigating the system, culture, and patriarchal expectations along with

Black Dog

The Black Man and his Black Dog

Following on from this week’s earlier post on the importance of putting a spotlight on mental health in men, Chama Kay shares with his experiences of struggling with mental illness and navigating the system, culture, and patriarchal expectations along with

Closer

Tackling Social Issues Through Art: JP Cooper’s New Short Film ‘Closer’

Black men in Britain are 17 times more likely than their white counterparts to be diagnosed with a psychotic illness. Overall, suicide remains the most common cause of death in men under the age of 24. We need to  talk about

Closer

Tackling Social Issues Through Art: JP Cooper’s New Short Film ‘Closer’

Black men in Britain are 17 times more likely than their white counterparts to be diagnosed with a psychotic illness. Overall, suicide remains the most common cause of death in men under the age of 24. We need to  talk about

Little black girls

‘A Letter’

Celebrate womanhood on International Women’s Day, during Women’s Month, and every other day too. There is a woman behind everything. Remember that. Here are some beautiful words of encouragement from Jesse Bernard for every self-defining woman out there in the

Little black girls

‘A Letter’

Celebrate womanhood on International Women’s Day, during Women’s Month, and every other day too. There is a woman behind everything. Remember that. Here are some beautiful words of encouragement from Jesse Bernard for every self-defining woman out there in the

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An Interview with Sara Myers on International Women’s Day

    How would you describe your identity? How has your understanding of your identity affected and/ or influenced your work? I would describe myself as a African Woman, I am race first, although I get the concept of race

225217C5-4234-40AF-8456-C6D5FA1872DA

An Interview with Sara Myers on International Women’s Day

    How would you describe your identity? How has your understanding of your identity affected and/ or influenced your work? I would describe myself as a African Woman, I am race first, although I get the concept of race

Lonely woman

“We Need To Talk About Our Elders”: On Abuse In Black Communities

TW: detailed descriptions of childhood abuse (physical, sexual, emotional), death, self-injury, silencing, ageism, domestic violence, trauma. In our latest post, an anonymous writer opens the door for much needed conversation about the domestic violence and sexual abuse that happens in

Lonely woman

“We Need To Talk About Our Elders”: On Abuse In Black Communities

TW: detailed descriptions of childhood abuse (physical, sexual, emotional), death, self-injury, silencing, ageism, domestic violence, trauma. In our latest post, an anonymous writer opens the door for much needed conversation about the domestic violence and sexual abuse that happens in

Little Black Girl Poem Image

International Fly Girlz Day: “Little Black Girl”, by Remi Lyn Browne

Happy International Women’s Day from everyone at No Fly on the WALL!   Writer and poet, Remi Lyne Browne wrote and recorded her anthem for little black girls everywhere. Listen to it here and feel empowered:      

Little Black Girl Poem Image

International Fly Girlz Day: “Little Black Girl”, by Remi Lyn Browne

Happy International Women’s Day from everyone at No Fly on the WALL!   Writer and poet, Remi Lyne Browne wrote and recorded her anthem for little black girls everywhere. Listen to it here and feel empowered: