Author Archives: Louisa

Black Spiderman is Born!

Black Spiderman is Born!
Black Spiderman has arrived in the Marvel Universe to officially replace Peter Parker in the Spiderman comics. Mile Morales, the new, black spider-man, is the teenage son of an African-American father and Puerto Rican ...
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Paulette Randall Awarded MBE

Paulette Randall Awarded MBE
The Queen has named the UK’s first black female director for services to drama in her Birthday Honours List. South London-born Director Paulette Randall will receive an MBE in honour of her work for British Black ...
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Must Have: Anna Mpinga from Kenya

Must Have: Anna Mpinga from Kenya
“Let each morn be better than its eve.” Anne Mpinga. Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Anne Mpinga, a former media professional of many years, founded her clothing line Kipusa in 2011 and showcased her first ...
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Why Mosquitoes Love You!

Why Mosquitoes Love You!
Critters, midgies, little sh&ts, Mozzies; these are all names for the hated mosquito, that blood-sucking, infection-giving bug which can take lives, ruin holidays and at least, permanently mark beautiful skin to ...
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Natural Sunscreen for Dark Skin

Natural Sunscreen for Dark Skin
We’ve all heard the urban myth that darker skin doesn’t need sunblock. There is no debating it: Everyone should wear SPF regardless of what colour your skin is. People with darker skin don’t sunburn as ...
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Darker Complexions and the Sun

Darker Complexions and the Sun
Darker complexions and the sun: whether you are a sun-kitten, like a dip in the rays only now and then or even hate the sun, no matter your preference, you should always wear sunscreen, regardless of your complexion. ...
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African Music Week Toronto 2015

African Music Week Toronto 2015
An African music conference and festival launched in North America this week, for the first time ever. African Music Week was created by AIM 2 Impact, a not-for-profit organisation which aims to raise awareness of the ...
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Brilliant Young Africans: Kemi Kalikawe

Brilliant Young Africans: Kemi Kalikawe
Brilliant Young Africans are changing the face of Africa both locally and internationally with impressive, life-changing innovation and Kemi Kalikawe is changing the face of fashion. The name Naledi means ...
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Brilliant Young Africans: Alain Nteff

Brilliant Young Africans: Alain Nteff
Brilliant Young Africans:  A 22 year old was named as the grand prize winner of the Anisha prize in December for designing and launching an innovative app which has reduced the death rates of pregnant women and ...
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