Paula Akpan is a journalist and public speaker. A sociology graduate from the University of Nottingham, Paula’s work mainly focuses on blackness, queerness, and social politics and she regularly writes for a variety of publications including Vogue, Teen Vogue, The Independent, Stylist and more. She’s an incoming Masters student at Goldsmiths, studying Black British History with a focus on mapping out the lives and activism of Black British lesbians and queer women during the 70s and 80s.
It’s About Time Black Girls’s Voices Were Heard – & 'Girlhood Unfiltered' Is The Start
Meet the inspiring group behind the moving anthology.
Dr Michelle Yaa Asantewa On How She Brings Black British History To Life
"We’re trying to express and exemplify that Black history is [not] something for just one month," says the Black History Walks consultant.
How Shadow Banning Affects People From Different Communities
What would you do if your work, your body, or your life choices were deemed to “go against community guidelines”?
What Exactly Is Shadow Banning?
And how does it affect minoritised users?
Historian Jade Bentil On Doing Justice To The Beauty & Sadness Of Black Women's Lives
This Collective Uses Life Drawing To Educate People About Sex Workers’ Rights