So, a few months ago I was asked to participate in a potential documentary about the experiences of black girls and their parents in private schools. …

Finding My Black Voice

When I found out about the slave trades in Libya, besides all the other relative emotions I felt at the time, the non-emotion of silence filled me up more. I recanted and shared images, reports, other people’s talking points, but I had none. A whole week…

A friend sent me a post, ‘Five times the CIA robbed Africa of its promising leaders’. Being African, I was mildly interested in the article. However, it was my lack of knowledge about the face that was used to advertise the post that held my attention. …

I was not happy when David Cameron made the decision to hold a referendum on whether the country should leave the European Union, but David Cameron very rarely did anything that I liked. From my basic understanding, I felt that the pros far outweighed the cons in terms of staying…

Kanye… I have refrained from commenting on this man, because like many things I find are not good for me or my spirit, I excuse myself from. …

I had met Kenneth the Easter of 2013 at a presentation by Leytonstone Library detailing the various Windrush stories. Kenneth had come to the UK aged four with his mother who had answered the Empire’s call for HELP from its Caribbean citizens.

Kenneth recanted how bitterly cold it had been…

The quietness of Christmas 2020, left me reminiscing about last years, my family and I decided to do something we hadn’t done before. Spend Christmas away, in West Africa, Ghana…

Our family comes from Ghana, so going wasn’t that big of a deal. It was my Grandmother’s 74th Birthday too…

The break-up of any relationship is really shitty. And I mean that in every sense of the word, a pure mess.

You look at all the time you invested, wasted efforts, missed-opportunities, gut-wrenching compromises, all to end up here! And when you’ve got children involved, it makes the predicament even…

I have enjoyed her book many times over. I especially salivate when I listen and watch Dr Joy Degruy talk about what Post Trauma Slave Syndrome, PTSS, is and how it can present itself, as I have seen the various examples myself, but not necessarily IN myself.

‘When we roll…

Last Wednesday evening, I was listening to a discussion on BBC London, radio station. The discussion was about Dave, the rapper and his standout Brit Awards performance, more so the ‘controversial’ things he had mentioned in his song like, ‘Our Prime Minister is a racist’, ‘Grenfell survivors still haven’t been…

Magdalene Mills

An emotive writer, hailing from the British concrete jungle, London. I hate injustice and still believe ‘good’ will eventually prevail.

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