Ain't I A Woman Collective

Centring the Voices of Women with African Ancestry

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Black Woman Spotlight: ‘Lola Odelola

An Ain’t I A Woman Collective series to highlight the stories of different black women around the world. This week, our spotlight is on Damilola Odelola, a poet and programmer who “learnt to write when she was 3-years old” and hasn’t stopped since. Damilola fell in love with coding by accident and has been on a quest to learn and teach as much as possible. She is the founder of

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Black Woman Spotlight: SELINA NWULU

An Ain’t I A Woman Collective series to highlight the stories of different black women around the world.   Who is Selina Nwulu? I am a writer, essayist and poet. I write about many things, but often look at global protest, social and environmental justice and how this links with notions of identity, nostalgia, and belonging. I have recently published my first collection of poetry called The Secrets I let Slip.  

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Black Woman Spotlight: MAY AYIM

An Ain’t I A Woman Collective series to highlight the stories of different black women around the world.   “i will be African even if you want me to be german and i will be german even if my blackness does not suit you” –May Ayim   Inspired by Audre Lorde, May Ayim was one of the first Afro-Germans to start a conversation about what it meant to be black in a

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