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Why we need more Naima Fowlis’ and her petition to remove “racial ignorance” from Students’ Unions

Why we need more Naima Fowlis’ and her petition to remove “racial ignorance” from Students’ Unions

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Earlier this year, Naima Fowlis started a petition to have Jay (Jamie) Appleyard removed from Experience Officer post at the University of Leicester Students’ Union.

The reason? Donning a “blackface”, for “theatrical” purpose Jay Appleyard reasoned. Naima Fowlis urged in her petition; “By keeping Jay Appleyard in this post we are telling, not only the students at the University of Leicester,…

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The inBox: Mr. Robin Walker Book Launch

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What’s in – straight from the inbox to you… So it looks like the Mella Centre is back on Oxford Street…

“How Black History Can Change Your Life with Robin Walker: Book launch, Lecture and Discussion”

Robin Walker will be launching and lecturing on his radical new book on the early history of West Africa called Everyday Life in an Early West African Empire on
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Lovely lunch meeting with cuz @raetwumasi… Funny it takes a visit to Accra before us two #Londoners meet up! #Starbites #accra #eastlegon #selfie #fam #smiles #braids

Lovely lunch meeting with cuz @raetwumasi… Funny it takes a visit to Accra before us two #Londoners meet up! #Starbites #accra #eastlegon #selfie #fam #smiles #braids

The best cocktail I’ve had in a while… #Republic #Osu #Accra #hangout #goodtimes #smile

The best cocktail I’ve had in a while… #Republic #Osu #Accra #hangout #goodtimes #smile

What happens in Heaven - stays in Heaven!… And guess who won £100?!
#lastnight #sshhh #london #heaven #friends #winner

What happens in Heaven - stays in Heaven!… And guess who won £100?!
#lastnight #sshhh #london #heaven #friends #winner

"What defines us is how well we RISE after falling"… Still rising!
#selfmotivation #positivity #African #model #rise #selfexpression #inspire #headwrap #turban

"What defines us is how well we RISE after falling"… Still rising!
#selfmotivation #positivity #African #model #rise #selfexpression #inspire #headwrap #turban

Elevated… Literally! Harmattan Soho shoot. One of the “Jump but don’t look like you’re jumping” shots! 
Handbag by @lifestyleharmattan - love it!
#harmattan #africanprint #fashion #creativity #model #movement #headwrap #turban #african #freezeframe #AfrocentricSoho #designerbag #London #blazinBlazer

Elevated… Literally! Harmattan Soho shoot. One of the “Jump but don’t look like you’re jumping” shots!
Handbag by @lifestyleharmattan - love it!
#harmattan #africanprint #fashion #creativity #model #movement #headwrap #turban #african #freezeframe #AfrocentricSoho #designerbag #London #blazinBlazer

This was my first ever fashion editorial. It didn’t go to plan as the photographer and models canceled last-minute … But thankfully having experience both behind and in front of the camera paid off… If all else fails – improvise!

Look out for the full editorial for Fuse magazine coming soon.

Here’s a sneak preview in pics (unedited).

Designer: Harmattan

Suitcase: TRIPP

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Out and About in London with the bestie!

FashionFix: Preview Harmattan Soho Shoot… This was my first ever fashion editorial. It didn’t go to plan as the photographer and models canceled last-minute … But thankfully having experience both behind and in front of the camera paid off… If all else fails - improvise!
Our photographer cancelled last min but it didn’t stop my vision coming to light. Love these @lifestyleharmattan bows… Full editorial in @fuse_magazine soon!
Special thanks to my Kenyan beauty @WambuiKaboModel x
#Model #Harmattan #AfricanPrintBows #Fashiom #AfricanFashion #NaturalHair #KenyanBeauty #KenyanSistar #Simplicity #afrocentricSoho #Editorial #OccamsRazor

Our photographer cancelled last min but it didn’t stop my vision coming to light. Love these @lifestyleharmattan bows… Full editorial in @fuse_magazine soon!
Special thanks to my Kenyan beauty @WambuiKaboModel x
#Model #Harmattan #AfricanPrintBows #Fashiom #AfricanFashion #NaturalHair #KenyanBeauty #KenyanSistar #Simplicity #afrocentricSoho #Editorial #OccamsRazor

Had so much fun shooting @lifestyleharmattan clothing in Soho! Check out the full editorial coming soon to @fuse_magazine. #AfrocentricSoho #Soho #model #African #Springtime #fashion #headwrap #yellow

Had so much fun shooting @lifestyleharmattan clothing in Soho! Check out the full editorial coming soon to @fuse_magazine. #AfrocentricSoho #Soho #model #African #Springtime #fashion #headwrap #yellow