Tag: migration

Black Travels, Dismantling ‘Fortress’ Europe, 19th Century Tropes and Blurring the Colour Line: An Interview with Igiaba Scego

Born and raised in Italy and the daughter of Somali refugees, the multilingual writer, activist and scholar, Igiaba Scego understands very well the complexities of the Afropean identity. 2023 sees the English-language publication of her award-winning book, The Colour Line (Small Axes/Hope Road Publishing). This intriguing and often heart-wrenching historical

Where do I belong?

By Ifeoluwa Gloria Kuku – aka Ife Thomas In 1984 my parents came to the UK from Nigeria and were staying in London on a study visa. I was born in September and in October my parents were deported when their visas ran out. They left me with a recommendation,