Documenting the lives of young black people, one story at a time


I was born in Zambia; I moved to England when I was five. I’m from Peterborough, like South-East Midlands. It’s a small city but it’s actually quite diverse, you’ve got people from so many different areas and some p...

I’m an army brat, my dad was in the military and we moved around when I was small, up until the age of 5 when my mum and I stopped moving around with him and settled in Antigua. I went to school there up until the a...

I’m from Nigeria, I’m a naija boy! I came from Nigeria at the age of four, started my education here in year three, and I had a bit of an accent which wasn’t really something I could hide. Back in the early 2000s, t...

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Nadia smiling in the park
Barbara smiling
Korkor smiling in the park

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“Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower, and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of a people. But stories can also repair that broken dignity.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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