Activism, Art, People

Diasporic Growing Pains & the Sudan Revolution

Amuna Wagner reflects on her evolving relationship with diaspora, transnational solidarity, and revolutionary upheaval.
Diasporic Growing Pains & the Sudan Revolution
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
Activism

Resources in the struggle for Palestinian liberation

Now is the time to vocalize our solidarity with Palestinians and mobilise around it. Here is a list of resources to help you get started.
Resources in the struggle for Palestinian liberation
Art

In conversation: Oscar Jerome and Brother Portrait on ‘Your Saint’ and the dehumanisation of migrants in Europe

To mark the live session release, Brother Portrait and Oscar Jerome chat about the themes behind their track ‘Your Saint’
In conversation: Oscar Jerome and Brother Portrait on ‘Your Saint’ and the dehumanisation of migrants in Europe
Activism

The Black activist groups decolonising UK education

Aditya Iyer speaks with The Black Curriculum, Fill in The Blanks UK and The Free Black University, on the ongoing movement to decolonise UK education
The Black activist groups decolonising UK education
Skin Deep Meets

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
People

Archiving the Women Who Made Me Possible (after Sitawa Namwalie and Aleya Kassam)

In an ode to womanhood, spanning different faiths and cultures, Amuna Wagner explores what she inherits from her Aunts and what she leaves behind.
Archiving the Women Who Made Me Possible (after Sitawa Namwalie and Aleya Kassam)
Activism, Art, Skin Deep Meets

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
Art

Maya Campbell: Museums are colonial, carceral spaces. Masks do not belong there.

Artist Maya Campbell activates the spiritual life of masks in her work, liberating them from the colonial and carceral legacy of the museum
Maya Campbell: Museums are colonial, carceral spaces. Masks do not belong there.
People

Black Pain As Entertainment

Oluwatayo Adewole interrogates the centuries long history of Black suffering as a spectacle.
Black Pain As Entertainment
People

Ode to Bucket Baths

Mugabi Byenkya meditates on the comfort of bucket baths, and how an accessible DIY bucket bath helped him regain control of his body.
Ode to Bucket Baths
Skin Deep Meets

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
People

Black Skin, White Shirts

Matthew Gomes explores the connotations of clothing and wrestles with the second self that wears his crisp, white shirt.
Black Skin, White Shirts