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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Here’s the thing about Poetry Events…

I low-key hate attending poetry and spoken word events. I attended a few in the vain hope that I could vibe with the neo-soul, politically aware crowd. It was only after one particularly excruciating night of standing in my platform boots inhaling all that hot air and bluster I said no more! I rebuked these […]

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