‘Aw yu du?’ Re-introducing London’s Sierra Leonean Community – FEATURE

“Well. It’s certainly not a competition as to who is one of the foremost Black Feminist Writers, Social Critics and Creative Entrepreneurs in London; but even though Siana Bangura is one of them; it’s her Sierra Leonean heritage that has distinguished her to feature in this article… I don’t know where to start with this fiercely talented social woman – but goodness me she is good at what she does.”



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Siana Bangura

Siana Bangura is a writer, poet, performer and producer hailing from South East London. She is the author of critically acclaimed debut collection, 'Elephant', a book of poetry meditating on Black British womanhood and life growing up in London and the founder and former editor of No Fly on the WALL. Siana is the producer of '1500 & Counting', a documentary film investigating deaths in custody in the UK. With experience in indie publishing, journalism, and campaigns under her belt, Siana’s wide portfolio of work focuses on bringing voices on the margins to the centre. To find out more about Siana's work visit: www.sianabangura.com And catch her tweeting at @Sianaarrgh