Pay Attention

‘Have you noticed white people never move out of your way?’ The politics of the pavement By Haja Marie Kanu FIRST PERSONGAL-DEM 20th August 2019 Illustration by Michelle Wong Living in a city with 8.8 million other people certainly has its downsides. You notice them as you squeeze onto the already full carriage. It’s a silent game we … Continue reading Pay Attention

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The First Millionaire African-American Hairstylist and Barber

Annie Turnbo Malone You have heard of Oprah Winfrey? Sure, who hasn't? How about Madam C.J. Walker? No brainer. I can see heads nodding up and down all over the place.    How about Annie Malone? Blank stares. Silence. Crickets chirping. Never heard of her...    Yet, before Madam Walker, Rosa Parks, Mary McLeod Bethune, … Continue reading The First Millionaire African-American Hairstylist and Barber