Valentine’s Day: A thing of the past?

Valentine’s Day: A thing of the past?

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So I wanted to talk about one of the most infamous days of the year. Valentine’s Day, an occasion to show love to our significant others. But I wonder, if this day has lost it’s true meaning and has any place in present society…. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day: A thing of the past?”

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Sosasharon.com Turns One! – Here are three things I’ve learnt

Sosasharon.com Turns One! – Here are three things I’ve learnt

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I’m so excited to say that my website has finally turned one! Throwback to my very first post, ‘Project Real’ where I talked about getting to the nitty, gritty of my goals and what I wanted to achieve with sosasharon.com. It’s safe to say, I didn’t achieve as many of them as I wanted to, but had so many other accomplishments. I also learnt a whole lot about blogging and what I truly enjoy about writing…

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Why we need to protect spaces for young black brits at all costs

Why we need to protect spaces for young black brits at all costs

It’s nearing the end of the year and looking back it seems that we young black brits have finally paved a way for to us showcase our talent, success and most importantly a space to truly be ourselves.

Away from the oppression and micro-aggressions that follows us daily, into a place to reconnect with each other and be authentic.

Screen Shot 2017-12-10 at 17.42.45Especially, important spaces like the UK’s first ever Black Girl Festival created by two friends and Londoners, Paula Akpan and Nicole Krystal. It was launched this year to celebrate black British women past, present & future with arts, workshops, panels, a marketplace for all ages. The festival was a huge hit and completely sold out, showing the high demand for black brits to come together as a community and support each other in new un-charted waters.

Or how about Black in The Day, a submission based archive, launched in 2016…

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Fat shaming vs genuine care: the fine line

Fat shaming vs genuine care: the fine line

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So, I want to talk about being fat-shamed versus someone showing genuine care over your health. As a person who has struggled with their weight for the longest time, it’s not easy. You can feel victimized or vindicated – but how do we tell?

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