People, Skin Deep Meets

Noughts and Crosses – why Malorie Blackman’s tale is still so relevant today.

Nkenna Akunna chats to actor Heather Agyepong about playing Sephy in Sabrina Mahfouz's adaptation of Noughts & Crosses.
Noughts and Crosses – why Malorie Blackman’s tale is still so relevant today.
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

How can we go forward if we don’t make peace with our past?

Skin Deep's Nkenna Akunna meets Shingai to have an honest conversation about growing up, ancient civilizations and dealing with grief.
How can we go forward if we don’t make peace with our past?
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

On Obibini and Cultural Influences: In Conversation with Arts Foundation Futures Winner, Kwame Asafo-Adjei

Nominating Kwame Asafo-Adjei for the Arts Foundation Futures award, Robert Hylton interviews the now winner on cultural identity, dance and the influences he draws from.
On Obibini and Cultural Influences: In Conversation with Arts Foundation Futures Winner, Kwame Asafo-Adjei
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Palestinian singer, songwriter and rapper Maysa Daw

Skin Deep’s Courtney Yusuf caught up with Maysa ahead of the release of their new album, ‘Ben Haana wa Maana’.
Skin Deep meets Palestinian singer, songwriter and rapper Maysa Daw
People

Getting Enough of Scams: The Audacity of Whiteness

We can't get enough of scams, yet there seems to be little to no mention of the obvious characteristic linking white-collar scam celebrities: their whiteness.
Getting Enough of Scams: The Audacity of Whiteness
People, Skin Deep Meets

In conversation with Yara Rodrigues Fowler on her debut novel: Stubborn Archivist

Novelist Yara Rodrigues Fowler on archiving, longing, and how to put yourself back together again having been completely shattered.
In conversation with Yara Rodrigues Fowler on her debut novel: Stubborn Archivist
People, Skin Deep Meets

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us: Skin Deep meets Hanif Abdurraqib

Nkenna Akunna talks to Hanif Abdurraqib about his book ‘They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us,’ a stunning interrogation of the United States through music.
They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us: Skin Deep meets Hanif Abdurraqib
Magazine, People, Policy

The Host

Home is not where you were born; home is where all your attempts to escape cease.
The Host
People, Skin Deep Meets

Representing the Black Diaspora: Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson on the importance of Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’

Nkenna Akunna meets with Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson to talk about their roles in Idris Elba's directorial debut, 'Yardie'.
Representing the Black Diaspora: Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson on the importance of Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’
Activism, Magazine, People

Skin Deep Futures

In looking to the future, Skin Deep platforms grassroots collectives that are working in different ways to uplift their communities.
Skin Deep Futures
People

Breakin’ shit down and workin’ shit out: a dissection of anti-black racism, action and protest in ‘ear for eye’

Nkenna Akunna meets Kayla Meikle to talk about her role in debbie tucker green's latest production 'ear for eye' at the Royal Court, London.
Breakin’ shit down and workin’ shit out: a dissection of anti-black racism, action and protest in ‘ear for eye’
People

Simi Agbaje is highlighting the minds behind the music

The Producers Edit, an early evening foray into the musical minds of some of the UK’s most talented producers.
Simi Agbaje is highlighting the minds behind the music