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

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‘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

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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

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

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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:      

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Are You Watching? Ray Rice Revisited

It’s been months since the infamous video of Ray Rice beating up his wife surfaced in the public sphere and since then we’ve had another Super Bowl. Now that the dust has settled, most people would be inclined to ‘move

Janay Rice nfl

Are You Watching? Ray Rice Revisited

It’s been months since the infamous video of Ray Rice beating up his wife surfaced in the public sphere and since then we’ve had another Super Bowl. Now that the dust has settled, most people would be inclined to ‘move

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Register for our first ‘Fly Girlz Brunch’ of 2015 NOW!

    Join us for our first Fly Girlz Brunch of the year! We will be discussing black women, women of colour, and the vote. Why should we vote in the General Election on Thursday May 7th? Who has our

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Register for our first ‘Fly Girlz Brunch’ of 2015 NOW!

    Join us for our first Fly Girlz Brunch of the year! We will be discussing black women, women of colour, and the vote. Why should we vote in the General Election on Thursday May 7th? Who has our