Activism, People

‘Embrace your vulnerability’ –– How Black disabled workers navigate money, productivity and care

An illustrated discussion of work and care between two Black, disabled, neurodivergent, and chronically ill workers in England's North East.
‘Embrace your vulnerability’ –– How Black disabled workers navigate money, productivity and care
People

‘We hid our symptoms’ –– Surviving a pandemic in prison

One morning in March 2020, the doors to Michael J Moore’s cell did not open as usual. A guard had tested positive for Covid-19.
‘We hid our symptoms’ –– Surviving a pandemic in prison
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

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
Activism

No police, no pollution: A vision for Black liberation in the UK

For BLMUK's Alexandra Wanjiku Kelbert, abolition and climate justice are part of the same vision for Black liberation
No police, no pollution: A vision for Black liberation in the UK
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

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
Activism

Climate justice means reproductive rights for all

Almaz Ohene on the racist, paternalistic legacy of using contraception as a ‘solution’ to climate change
Climate justice means reproductive rights for all
Art, Magazine

blank verse in freedom’s thinking

Print culture always responds to politics, especially amongst the large diaspora that had grown as a result of the mass migration out of Zimbabwe
blank verse in freedom’s thinking
Activism, Magazine

Skin Deep meets Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors

In the context of renewed outcry against the continuing violence of the state against Black people, we turned back to Kareli Lizárraga’s interview with Patrisse Khan Cullors.
Skin Deep meets Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors
Activism

Introducing the Black Creatives Fund

Donate to support the work of Black writers, illustrators and other creatives who contribute to and collaborate with Skin Deep.
Introducing the Black Creatives Fund

Skin Deep is putting down stronger, deeper roots

We will move through this crisis, and keep building towards the radical transformation of culture we know is both possible and necessary.
Skin Deep is putting down stronger, deeper roots
Activism

When a mundane life for Black people is no longer fantasy

Confronting the realisation that a mundane life is a privilege only available to those who are not under constant threat.
When a mundane life for Black people is no longer fantasy
Activism, Policy

Resourcing Black Lives

You are not helpless in this moment. There is so much we can do to support black lives to flourish. We’ve compiled some resources and suggestions.
Resourcing Black Lives