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World Youth Day in Poland

August 11, 2017

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What's your ethinicity?

I’m Black British, obviously, my family are from the Caribbean, from Jamaica and Dominica. To be honest, my great grandparents came over here and a lot of my family were, if not born, raised here. And so, I have a very unique sort of, standard Black...

What is your ethnicity?

I’m half Jamaican, half Ghanaian. 

What was it like growing up?

To be honest, I grew up mostly in a Caribbean household, because I don’t have much of a relationship with my dad. So, it was more me being used to the Jamaican side more than the Ghanaian...

Kome is an Kome is an Architecture student at the University of Edinburgh. He is also an artist, who uses a variety of mediums such as acrylics, traditional African fabrics and ceramics. His artwork is centered around ideas around people and place, in particular, bridging...

Where are you from?

I’m from Ghana, specifically from Kumasi, repping Asante region! (laughs). Growing up in Ghana, even if it was a challenge, I didn’t see it that way, because I was centered in Ghana. It’s not like I was travelling outside to see what is going on in othe...

What is your ethnicity?

I am Ghanaian.

What was it like growing up?

I grew up in Southwest London, in the borough of Lambeth. You know, the usual primary school, secondary school; it was nothing special, like just normal state school, I didn’t go to any private school or any...

Im Jamaican, I was born in South London, I lived in Brixton, then moved to Herne Hill. At 12, I moved to Jamaica. We lived in St. Elizabeths, which is where most of my family is from. I lived there until about 16, and my grandfather had a stroke. We assumed he was going t...

The majority of my life has been in Enfield, North London. My mum and my dad are separated, so I lived with my mum and two older brothers. I went to primary and secondary in Enfield, and then obviously college at Woodhouse College. Now I’m at Warwick, which is miles away...

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 people commuting to and from London. Even moving to Manche...

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 age of 14, then I moved to England and did my GCSEs here 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, there weren’t many black people encouraging each other to...

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