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Did You Know?: Black mothers are 5x more likely to die

As part of UK Black History Month I've been sharing a range of posts on my Instagram designed to educate, inspire action and change the narrative of black people and the black community. Today my focus is on the experience of black mothers during pregnancy and childbirth. I am always explaining that racism is [...]

By |2021-05-01T20:14:23+00:00October 6th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Black History Month 2020: Learie Constantine

Lord Sir Learie Constantine MBE (yes you read that right) was a cricketer, lawyer and politician who became the UK's first Black peer.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ He was born and grew up in my homeland Trinidad and started playing cricket as young lad. His performance ultimately won him a place on the West Indies Cricket Team. [...]

By |2022-01-26T14:07:46+00:00October 5th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Black History Month 2020: Nina Simone

Known professionally as 'Nina Simone', Eunice Kathleen Waymon was born in 1933. She was an American singer, songwriter, musician, arranger, and Civil Rights Activist - not too many people know about that second part. ⁣Her music spanned styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel and pop. The sixth of eight children, Nina Simone [...]

By |2022-02-03T14:21:33+00:00October 4th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Black History Month 2020: Paula-Mae Weekes

Who is Paula-Mae Weekes? I’ll tell you. She’s the President of my country Trinidad & Tobago. Our first female President. ⁣ ⁣ If you’re reading this (& not from a Caribbean background) please let me know in the comments if today is the first time you’ve heard of her. It would be interesting for [...]

By |2022-01-31T12:03:51+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Free Diversity Dana Workshop – “Is This Ok?”

Over the last few weeks I've had so many people slide into my DMs or send me e-mails that basically say "I want to do this, or I want to say this - but I have to check, do you think this is ok?". It's been very clear to me that many people want [...]

By |2021-05-01T21:13:12+00:00June 29th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Musings on Mental Health Awareness 2020

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and I’ve been so excited to see all the shares and activity around this year’s theme - Kindness. Mental health is at the fore now more than ever because our world has changed in the midst of the pandemic and we are conscious of the way that the lockdown, [...]

By |2020-05-20T16:08:53+00:00May 20th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Week 9 – Whatever Makes You Happy

It seems like every time I browse social media these days I see one of *those* posts. You know the ones. They say things like "Write that novel! Launch that business! Work on your side hustle! Take that course!" Because we're in this time of coronavirus lockdown and allegedly people now have all this "free" [...]

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