TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep1 Pt2

Welcome to all our listeners! It’s your hosts @cillahope_, @toro_ox and @jaytheeking. To launch our podcasting move off in full flow we decided to give you all a TWO part episode this month!! Following on from our previous convo on the Black British experience we are discussing an array of hot topics from the impacts of pornography […]

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Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: Shear & Shine

Tell us a bit about your business Shear & Shine grooming is the UK’s first grooming company created especially for Black men, we are focused on the issues Black men face with their hair and skin and aim to have them looking and feeling their best! What inspired you to start?/Where did the idea come […]

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Oct 17, Your Move

The Black Hair Book (TBHB)

What is TBHB? TBHB is a website designed to help users find salons in London to style Afro hair. Users are encouraged to rate and review their experience at the salons and can find useful information about salons before making a hair appointment. Such handy information includes the opening hours, contact information, street view, and the […]

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Oct 17, Your Culture

Give me a discount or better yet give it to me for free

You hear so many people, campaigns and businesses get behind the slogan, ‘support our own.’ referring to the importance of supporting black owned businesses. I am one of many people who support this, mainly because if it is a quality product or service why not pay like you would at Selfridges, Tesco or Amazon. Sounds […]

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Jul 17, Your World

The Corporate Afro

Originally featured on: “Sexism makes me angrier than racism!” These were the words of Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, and at first I didn’t understand what on earth she was chatting about. But once I calmed down and watched the rest of her TEDxEuston presentation I could understand why she said what she said. She explained feeling […]

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Your Culture

CurlyTreats Festival

We caught up with Vinna Best founder of the CurlyTreats Festival, the UK’s Biggest Natural Hair Festival to Celebrate Black Culture. Bio Since 2013, Vinna Best has been delivering natural hair events around the UK, in major cities including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Leeds, and Bristol, encouraging black women and girls to be and feel […]

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Jun 17, Your World


Recently we caught up with Khalia the founder of Jamii – the UK’s first discount card for African and Caribbean owned businesses. What was your starting inspiration? My starting inspiration for Jamii was the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement here and across the Atlantic. Many people began talking about the importance of supporting […]

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Jan 17, Your Culture

Winter Tips for Natural Hair

During the winter months, weather conditions are a lot harsher – drop in temperature, cold winds…snow (just thinking about it makes me sad). With this change in weather, naturals should decide to also change their hair regimen, in order to protect your hair from damage. Below are tips for caring for natural hair during winter: […]

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Nov 16, Your Culture

I Love Your Natural Hair

  Me and my mum spoke about the “natural Hair movement” and the fact that we see so many styles on so many different types of hair now. My mum said she wish we had cards to give out to woman that simply complimented their hair and showed our appreciation. I’m not confident enough to […]

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sept 16, Your Culture

3 Easy Hacks for Maintaining Natural Hair at Uni

Aside from meeting deadlines, being away from home and starting a new life, maintaining natural hair at University can be quite the challenge. In this post I’ll be sharing 3 quick and easy hacks, for naturals at uni who aim to grow and maintain healthy natural hair, even on a Uni budget! Go ‘Al Natural’. […]

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