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Jackie Kay meets Brit Bennett: ‘I can't write about the pandemic. No part of me wants to revisit this year’
The poet laureate of Scotland and the author of The Vanishing Half talk about featuring on ‘black reading lists’, the fear of wasting time and that tricky second novel

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

19, Dec, 2020 @10:30 AM

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The gal-dem conversation special: ‘Spread knowledge and spark fire’
This year’s discussions about anti-racism have been painful, frustrating – and valuable. gal-dem’s editor-in-chief on the story behind this year’s all-black conversations special

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

19, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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'We see trauma and act like it's normal': Krept & Konan and Ramz open up on mental health
The duo and their rapper pal’s success has been offset by trolling, depression and suicide. They talk family, therapy and why there is a stigma with black men and mental health

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

22, Nov, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Turbine Hall artist Kara Walker: 'Apparently, the only thing I am is black'
Her racially-charged work has caused controversy in the US. What does she have in store for her Turbine Hall commission? We meet the artist in her Brooklyn studio

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

23, Sep, 2019 @2:37 PM

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Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn review – broken bonds and dashed dreams
A Jamaican woman leaves her daughter for a new life in the US in a topical, tender novel

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

19, Aug, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Skunk Anansie's Skin: 'I was irritated when Beyoncé said she was first'
The Skunk Anansie singer blazed a trail for black headliners at Glastonbury. She talks about making a stand – and the time Americans prayed for her deliverance

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

15, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent': leading writers on the great American author
After the death of the great Nobel-prizewinning author, Ben Okri, Alice Walker, Elif Shafak and others offer their personal tributes

Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, Aminatta Forna, Danez Smith, Caryl Philips, Lynn Nottage, Candace Allen, Candice Carty-Williams, Elif Shafak, Bonnie Greer, Preti Taneja, Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, Kamila Shamsie and Margaret Busby

06, Aug, 2019 @6:10 PM

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'We put our bodies through hell and back': behind the scenes with the stars of the Women's World Cup
In the run-up to the tournament, Lucy Bronze, Kelley O’Hara and other international players were given disposable cameras. They share the sacrifice, solidarity – and ice baths – that got them to the World Cup

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

06, Jul, 2019 @6:00 AM

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In praise of the mighty Megan Rapinoe: ‘I felt her defiance and I revelled in it’
The US footballer’s celebration after scoring against France showed a woman proud to defend her team, her ability, her gender and her sexuality against Donald Trump

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

01, Jul, 2019 @4:55 PM

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Foul! Girls want to play football and rugby – so why are schools still not letting them?
Girlguiding is about to launch a campaign to make more school sports available to girls. I wish it had been there for me

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

28, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri review – groundbreaking
The personal becomes political in this highly charged history of black people’s hair

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

23, Apr, 2019 @6:00 AM

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New York is right to ban hair discrimination. Now how about the UK? | Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Many British black people are targeted on the basis of their hair, but now there is a precedent for dealing with this, says writer Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

20, Feb, 2019 @2:52 PM

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