13th- An Awakening

My cousin died seven years ago after being restrained by 11 police men whilst in a mental health institution he’d voluntarily checked into for help. He collapsed and never regained consciousness. He died four days later. The CPS ruled that there was insufficient evidence that the collective action of 11 policemen to restrain one man, using…

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Gift Guide For The Bookworm

Giving the gift of a good book is one of life’s best pleasures; everyone should read a book, it never hurts to have some knowledge, and it definitely never hurts to get lost in a  good story because goodness knows we need some of that in our lives with the way of the world today.…

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Formation- Beyoncé

“I did not come to play with you hoes. I came to slay bitch.” When I die I want this on my tombstone. It is 2:30am in London and I find myself going through a very dejá vu moment. It seems Beyonce has a connection to my sleep time because every time I try to go to…

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WOMEN, New Portraits- Annie Leibovitz

When its all said and done, Annie Leibovitz will go down in history as one of the greatest visionary of our time. Without question, she would deserve this honour because for years to come we will marvel at her body of work. Her photographs capture the soul, the essence of a person, her subject whether animate…

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Hell You Talmbout- Janelle Monae & Wondaland

Over the past few months the world has witnessed racism and disregard for black men and women in America. Police brutality, media stupidity and worse, legal justification for these atrocities. Racism, it is alive and well in America, do not be deceived. When a young boy cannot walk home without fear of his life, a…

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Dior and I

Over the past few months, I’ve had something akin to a block, creatively speaking, life got in the way of my creativity and I let some things fall by the way side. Last weekend I was bent on rectifying that; I moved my room around, this always helps navigate my brain in a way, and then…

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