Siana Bangura is a freelance journalist and social critic who has worked with the likes of the BBC, Channel 4, OH TV and Sky TV and Buzzfeed, and has written for mainstream, millennial and alternative publications such as Media Diversified, Black Ballad, Gal-dem, Dazed, Vice, The Fader, Times Educational Supplement, Huffington Post, Green European Journal, Contemporary Other, Ladybeard Magazine, Shelf Mag, and Consented Magazine.

This Woman’s Work: Sharmaine Lovegrove, Publishing Pioneer (Black Ballad)

‘I’m Not Your Black History Month Poet’ (Black Ballad)

‘Beyond Blood Diamonds and Ebola’: A brief history or Sierra Leone (Black Ballad)

‘Climate Change is Not a White Issue’: We need Black women’s voices (Black Ballad)

‘The Black women surviving gentrification in London’ (Black Ballad)

‘Rejecting the Strong Black Woman trope while grieving’ (Black Ballad)


Question / Answer: Reflections On Existing In Perpetual Limbo As The Other (Consented)

You Are Not An Ally If Your Feminism Is White (Consented)

Why I’m Making a Film About Deaths in Police Custody in the UK (VICE)

We Need To Talk About Police Brutality In The U.K. (The Fader)

The Dating Game Is The One Arena Where Racial Prejudice Gets A Pass (Black Ballad)

‘What #TwerkGate Taught Me’: Musings On An Ongoing Frustration (Black Ballad)

Why Lemonade And bell hooks Prove We Need More Than One Form Of Black Feminism (Black Ballad)

Do we still need BME specific housing associations in Britain? (Media Diversified)

Sarah Reed’s death is a call to end our complacency (Media Diversified)

Police Slaughter Of Black Women Is A Feminist Issue (Morning Star)

All Black Lives Matter: seeking justice for Sheku Bayoh (Media Diversified)

I too am Black and a Feminist: On the importance of Black British Feminism (Media Diversified)

‘Are we meant to be monogamous?’ – An argument for polygamy (Nu People Magazine)

‘Nail Game Strong, Community Game Stronger’: Musings on the importance of nail shops in Peckham in an age of gentrification (SE15 Paper/

‘The Colour of My Struggle’: Black Feminism and Double Jeopardy in a World of Whiteness (No Fly on the WALL)

Review: ‘Song for Marion’ (The Cambridge Student)

Album Review: Everything Everything – ‘Arc’ (The Cambridge Student)

‘This House believes the music industry is all industry and no music’ (Huffington Post)

Trotsky’s “Their Morals and Ours” – a review (