Books, Latest News

Slay In Your Lane Presents…’Loud Black Girls’

The Slay In Your Lane girls are back! And this time, they’ve curated a stunning collection of punchy, smart, and hard-hitting essays by 20 Black female writers in the UK asking ‘what on earth is next?’ – and the timing is pretty perfect. I am thrilled to be one of these writers, having contributed an […]

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Latest News, Plays

‘Layila!’, by Siana Bangura – Audio Edition

My goodness, it’s been a long time since I updated things around here. So much so I had to dust off the cobwebs, pull up a chair, and speak to you directly! In two years, so much has happened – some experiences I’ve written about, some experiences I will write about, and some experiences will […]

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Latest News

Siana Bangura joins the Sassy Tees team as Creative Director

We’re starting the new year strong at SB HQ. We are thrilled to finally share that Siana will be joining lifestyle and fashion brand, Sassy Tees, as their new Creative Director, alongside founder and CEO Barbara Ntumy. Known for her quirky and vintage-inspired wardrobe, as well as her political and creative work, Siana will be […]

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Latest News

Curbing the practice of profiteering off Black rage

‘Calling people out works but we must differentiate between when we are dealing with a lack of understanding, and when we are being intentionally baited… Writer Siana Bangura says on Instagram: “As much as we must keep being angry and using that as fuel for action, I’m really trying to use my energy productively this […]

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Events, Latest News

Announcing the ‘Re-imagining Black Britain’ Conference 2018: A remarkable one-off collaboration

The ‘Re-imagining Black Britain’ Conference is a one-off collaboration between Black British platforms and organisations No Fly on the WALL, Sassy Tees, We Are Superwoman and Cultured Lens. The conference aims to bring together a wide range of attendees, speakers, facilitators, and performers for a day of inspiration, celebration, collaboration, and re-imagining. With panels exploring identity […]

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Events, Reviews

Review: Black Girl Festival

‘The panel discussion was full of sparks, jokes, laughter, wise words and honest reflections. The panelists discussed how to be your own hype man, how to build a supportive community around yourself, and how to bypass traditional gatekeepers by creating your own content. “The gatekeepers are watching us.” Writer/activist/poet Siana Bangura’s main piece of advice […]

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