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

We Real Cool – Part II: Finding Salvation In Unlikely Places

This month, we invited a group of self-defining black men to join us at the No Fly on the WALL Academy and partake in our latest workshop. Following the success of We Real Cool – Part I, Jessie Bernard, one of our in-house workshop facilitators led We Real Cool – Part II. There is a … More We Real Cool – Part II: Finding Salvation In Unlikely Places

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 these girls were home. This week is the Bring Back our Girls Global Action Week … More One Year On: Why I Refuse to Forget the Chibok Girls

The Westerner’s Guide to Nigeria and Boko Haram: An Introduction

Over two months ago, on the night of the 14th of April 2014, 276 school girls were abducted from their dorm rooms in their secondary school in the village of Chibok, Northern Nigeria. Nine weeks on, as the world forgets them, we at No Fly on the WALL, after a long period of mulling over … More The Westerner’s Guide to Nigeria and Boko Haram: An Introduction