Muna has a wealth of public sector experience gained within the Civil Service, largely in diversity and communications roles. She is currently undertaking a degree in social science. Articles by Muna
Habeeb holds a first class degree in Business and Film Studies. After graduating from Kingston University he studied Arabic, Islamic Law and Islamic History at al-Azhar High School and University in Egypt. He recently published his first book Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam.
Moriam from North London, recently completed a BA in journalism, media and cultural studies from Kingston University. She is keen to work in the news media and always strives to perform to her full potential. Articles by Moriam
Yasmin holds a BA in Journalism and an MA in Creative Writing. In addition to several years experience in journalism she also writes poetry and is in the processing of drafting her first novel. Articles by Yasmin
Deborah is a visiting lecturer in adult lieracy at Merton College. Her MEd dissertation from Sheffield University explored the role of participatory approaches to literacy and the empowerment of women in developing countries. Articles by Deborah
Crystal is a recent graduate and community arts practitioner. She is also the author of United Kinkdom Blogspot, a blog about afro textured hair. Articles by Crystal
Joy is an avid reader and writer based in Jamaica who is always seeking story-making material. She has won several awards in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s Literary Arts Competition. Articles by Joy
James completed a Certificate of Higher Education in Journalism at Birkbeck, University of London. He has built a solid portfolio of articles at People with Voices, and has also freelanced at the BBC’s Match of the Day magazine. Articles by James
Tanikka resides in Washington DC, in the US and also has a farm in Pennsylvania. She is the Executive Director of Healthy Solutions and works to assist black farmers to become profitable, while insuring that people of colour have access to healthy and affordable foods. Articles by Tanikka
Dr. Deborah Gabriel is the Founder of People With Voices. Visit Website | Articles by Deborah
Paulette Gatt has been writing poetry for over 20 years and recently published her first collection of poems called Shut Up Sit Down and Listen, in which she shares some of her life experiences and Christian faith in the hope of bringing people closer to God.
O’Livia completed our Introduction to Journalism Skills course in 2009 at just 14, but with heaps of talent has a promising future ahead.
Bernadette is former book reviews editor at the International Journal of Psychotherapy and co-edited the book, Internalising the Historical Past: Issues for Separation and Moving On. Articles by Bernadette
Dr Henry is a social anthropologist, author, academic, cultural historian and dancehall deejay. He is a fellow of Goldsmiths University and the founder of Nubeyond, Learning by Choice, an African Centred education organisation. Articles by Lez
David holds an MBA and has many years experience working in the public sector. He currently works as a management board trustee for a charitable organisation that works with children and young people. Articles by David
A graduate in Caribbean Studies and politics, Shaun writes on political, social and cultural issues. His articles have been published in a wide range of publications. Articles by Shaun
Raphael has a B.A. in International Relations from Florida International University and an M.L.S. from the University of South Florida, and currently works as an academic librarian at Kentucky State University. Articles by Raphael
Michael attended our News Writing Workshop for teens in 2010 and has his own blog: Fan O Football.
Hassan is a mechanical engineering student who relishes writing articles as a creative form of self-expression and presently writes for a Muslim youth magazine and student newspaper. Articles by Hassan
Elly is a Northern Ireland-based writer and researcher . His portfolio includes articles in the Londonderry Sentinel, Kenyan newspapers such as The Daily Nation and East African Standard and reviews for academic journals. Articles by Elly
Carla holds bachelor’s degree in education and a foundation degree in education support. She currently works as a teaching assistant, supporting teaching and learning within primary education. Articles by Carla
Madeka Panchoo is a communications professional who started Afro Boudoir to try and improve the limited provision of the brown-skinned perspective on fashion and beauty in the UK. Articles by Madeka
Nicolas specializes in writing on African and Arabic arts and has worked in France, Canada and London. He is former co- host of African current affairs programme, Amandla, and is a regular contributor to the online magazine Touki. Articles by Nicolas
Mariyln has 10 years experience in marketing gained predominantly within the financial services industry and has always maintained a keen interest in writing. Articles by Marilyn
Angel is the creator of The Natural Lounge, a blog dedicated to black women in the UK who embrace their naturally curly hair. Articles by Angel
Francis is presently undertaking an MSc in CSR & Energy at Robert Gordon University in Scotland. He has a keen interest in journalism and his articles have appeared in leading Ghanaian newspapers. Articles by Francis
Stephen Vaudrey is a freelance journalist and social care work expert. He also has a background in research. He writes, and produces films on childcare and social issues and has a particular interest in children in the public care. Articles by Stephen
Tony Warner runs events on the black history of London with guided walks, talks and films detailing the African presence in London. He also works in education to improve academic performance and behaviour using history. Articles by Tony
Alexandria is co-founder of Sporty Afros.com, an online platform and resource that aims to educate black women about afro textured hair care and fitness. Articles by Alexandria