all black everything

Column #2: The Face of Global Blackness?

Ruth is back with the second instalment of her monthly No Fly on the WALL column. This month she reflects on ‘blackness’, Americentrism, and identity. I love being black. In more recent years, that love has become even more unapologetic, self-preserving

all black everything

Column #2: The Face of Global Blackness?

Ruth is back with the second instalment of her monthly No Fly on the WALL column. This month she reflects on ‘blackness’, Americentrism, and identity. I love being black. In more recent years, that love has become even more unapologetic, self-preserving

Chris Brown and Daughter

Can A Black Man Be A Dad?

Today is Father’s Day, and off the back of our recent Brunch Time Talk, filmmaker and No Fly on the WALL team member, Troy James Aidoo tackles the elephant in the room and asks us, can a black man be a

Chris Brown and Daughter

Can A Black Man Be A Dad?

Today is Father’s Day, and off the back of our recent Brunch Time Talk, filmmaker and No Fly on the WALL team member, Troy James Aidoo tackles the elephant in the room and asks us, can a black man be a

black masculinity 1

Creating The Man Within

On Sunday 14th June, 25 attendees joined the No Fly on the WALL team for our third brunch time talk. Joined by David Brockway, Nana Agyeman, and Yane Amos, we explored black masculinity and the importance of positive role models

black masculinity 1

Creating The Man Within

On Sunday 14th June, 25 attendees joined the No Fly on the WALL team for our third brunch time talk. Joined by David Brockway, Nana Agyeman, and Yane Amos, we explored black masculinity and the importance of positive role models

vote

Column #1: Millennial Political Engagement

No Fly on the WALL now has columnists! In the lead up to the General Election on Thursday (May 7th), Ruth Taiwo reflects on the increasing political engagement of the millennial generation. With sixty per cent of young people registering

vote

Column #1: Millennial Political Engagement

No Fly on the WALL now has columnists! In the lead up to the General Election on Thursday (May 7th), Ruth Taiwo reflects on the increasing political engagement of the millennial generation. With sixty per cent of young people registering

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