Column #3: ‘Let Black Girls Rise and Let Black Girls Soar’: Ode to the woke and carefree

In her last column entry for No Fly on the WALL, the wonderful Ruth pays homage to that most unique and magical of beings: the carefree black girl. An uplifiting one for you – let all the black girls rise and let all the black girls soar. This one’s for you. Carefree black girl /ˈkɛːfriː/blak/ɡəːl/ … More Column #3: ‘Let Black Girls Rise and Let Black Girls Soar’: Ode to the woke and carefree

Never Be Just A Fly On The WALL: The story of No Fly on the WALL

Award winning filmmaker and No Fly on the WALL team member Troy James Aidoo has whipped us up a wonderful short film to mark our second birthday. Our founder, Siana Bangura, tells you our story from inception to the present day. Two years of flyness so far, and many more to come. Don’t forget to … More Never Be Just A Fly On The WALL: The story of No Fly on the WALL

‘The Colour of My Struggle’: Black Feminism and Double Jeopardy in a World of Whiteness

An abridged version of this article was originally published in the Spring Edition of STRIKE! magazine –  a radical, quarterly newspaper dealing with politics, philosophy, art, subversion and sedition – in their celebratory Feminist Issue. This extended article is republished with permission. An ongoing struggle and point of tension within the Feminist movement is the … More ‘The Colour of My Struggle’: Black Feminism and Double Jeopardy in a World of Whiteness

EVENT: A Poetry Night in Honour of Audre Lorde

‘Woman power is/ Black power/ is/ Human power/ is/ alwasy feeling/ my heart beats/ as my eyes open/ as my hands move/ as my mouth speaks/ I am/ are you/ Ready.’  ‘Now’ by Audre Lorde (1934 – 1992). On Monday 21st of October from 7.00pm to 9.00pm, the doors of the Cambridge University Graduate Union will open for one night only to celebrate the life and … More EVENT: A Poetry Night in Honour of Audre Lorde