Skin Deep Meets

Centering Black life in a time of Black social death – Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad

Director Barry Jenkins tells Skin Deep he wanted to show "not what was done to them, but what they did."
Centering Black life in a time of Black social death – Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad
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Nollywood and the rise of razz – Skin Deep Meets @nollybabes

Funmi Lijadu talks to @nolly.babes, the viral Instagram account celebrating the women of Old Nollywood
Nollywood and the rise of razz – Skin Deep Meets @nollybabes
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Skin Deep Meets: In My Blood It Runs

Juvenile justice, Black Lives Matter and First Nations education in Australia — we talk to the filmmakers behind feature doc In My Blood It Runs
Skin Deep Meets: In My Blood It Runs
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Skin Deep Meets: Black Fly Zine

Oliver Taylor talks to Black Fly Zine about opening up conversations on sexual health, shame and the reclaiming of sexual joy in Black and POC communities.
Skin Deep Meets: Black Fly Zine
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Skin Deep Meets Merissa Hylton

Alyssa Jaffer chats with artist Merissa Hylton about lineage, lockdown, affirmation, and how Hylton's work explores her identities as a Black disabled woman.
Skin Deep Meets Merissa Hylton
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Skin Deep Meets Hassan Hajjaj

Melissa Chemam speaks to artist Hassan Hajjaj about his exhibition 'The Path' at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol.
Skin Deep Meets Hassan Hajjaj
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Skin Deep meets South London playwright and performer DK Fashola

On resisting the boxes with new narratives and multidisciplinary flow.
Skin Deep meets South London playwright and performer DK Fashola
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Skin Deep meets performance artist, theatre maker, poet and writer Travis Alabanza

What I long for is a place where we can opt-in or opt-out, choose to be invisible if want to, choose to be visible if we want to.
Skin Deep meets performance artist, theatre maker, poet and writer Travis Alabanza
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Skin Deep meets Rebekah Murrell

Culture Editor Nkenna Akunna caught up with friend of the Skin Deep fam, Rebekah Murrell.
Skin Deep meets Rebekah Murrell
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Skin Deep meets Alfie Enoch

Towards the end of his run in Tree at the Young Vic, Skin Deep caught up with Alfie Enoch to talk about the importance of Black British storytelling.
Skin Deep meets Alfie Enoch
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Skin Deep meets rising Sierra Leonean rap star Drizilik

Courtney Yusuf chats to Drizilik about the power of memory and listening in writing, losing a family to gain everything, and his slick new Creole album, Shukubly.
Skin Deep meets rising Sierra Leonean rap star Drizilik
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Skin Deep Meets Comedian and Actor Travis Jay

Travis Jay on fatherhood, how to write jokes about social injustices and getting the recognition he deserves.
Skin Deep Meets Comedian and Actor Travis Jay