Black, British & Blogging 

Girls Perspective caught up with Mariam Bashorun the founder of the online blogging community Black British Bloggers. We spoke about launching the platform, tips for starting a blog, plus more. How did you get started as a blogger? It started after I graduated with a degree in journalism which just happened to be around the time of the recession. I couldn’t  find a job in … Continue reading  Black, British & Blogging 

Afro Punk London 2017

This weekend I went to Afro Punk down at the print works in Surrey quays curteousy of backstaaage.com a music platform for urban music, concerts, festivals, interviews plus more. Originally from NYC starting in 2005 and then expanding to Paris and Johannesburg, this is the second year for Afro Punk in London. I was excited to attend this event more so because from what I had seen … Continue reading Afro Punk London 2017

PR, Facts Not Fiction 

This week Girls Perspective caught up with Ronke Lawal, PR & Communications consultant and founder of Ariatu PR. She speaks about her career in the field, clarifying the misconceptions many have when it comes to PR, plus more. What made you interested in PR? I have always been a people’s person and I have enjoyed interacting with people and communicating.  Although I’m an extrovert, I’m … Continue reading PR, Facts Not Fiction 

Summer Styles by Style by Nicole

*summer summer summer time…!* That seemed like the most appropriate song to sing however I’m wondering where the sun has actually gone! Because that heatwave did NOT last long 😟 well long enough for me to catch a tan here and there but the sun needs to come back!! Hope you’re all having a lovely Sunday, I guess the weather isn’t too bad today but … Continue reading Summer Styles by Style by Nicole

Building Communities With Jamii

Girls Perspective recently caught up with Khalia Ismain the founder of Jamii the online community striving to help black businesses. Prior to you starting Jamii, what was the biggest issue you found when it came to people buying and supporting black owned business? For me I think it was not knowing how to find them. Everyone knows some, but I don’t live in an area … Continue reading Building Communities With Jamii

Can We Please Take A Moment Of Silence

For many by now you are familiar with the amount of devastation that has taken place in  London recently. There was the terror attack on London Bridge and Borough market, the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, which took so many innocent lives who are still being identified and the attack on the Muslim community by the driver who plowed down worshippers as they left the … Continue reading Can We Please Take A Moment Of Silence