After 5+ years of blogging, I decided to make the transition to writing. My writing for publications cover culture and identity and encompasses topics such as TV shows, music, fashion and more. Below are some articles I have written
GRWM (GET REAL WITH ME) - THE DOCUSERIES
GRWM is my first documentary series that explores our relationships with fashion, beauty and styling. The decisions we make each time we get ready tell stories about who we are, our pasts and our futures.
'GO BACK TO WHERE YOU CAME FROM...' - A VERY SHORT DOC
I started Talks with Ronita’s World to keep creative during this lockdown period. I am very passionate about social issues and use my creativity to explore, learn more and teach others about it. A few weeks, in response to the response to BLM protests, I asked my followers a series of questions about home. There is a notion amongst some that if you critique systems where you live, you should leave. It is clear that home means different things to different people. However, you shouldn’t have to deal with racism and other forms of oppression to call a place your home. Due to lockdown, my resources were limited and I couldn’t film/explore the topic as much I would have liked. For now, this is what I and my followers has to say, hope you find this interesting...
YANGA! is a new channel on Sky and Freesat showcasing the effervescent and inspirational lives of Africans in the UK. CHANNEL 186 (Sky); 171 (FREESAT). As an Editor, I have been able to work on a range of original content. I have also been involved in the production of content and the management of the Youtube channel. Click below to see some of my work
ATA RODO LONDON
ATA RODO London is a space that gives women of colour the opportunity to express themselves through the arts.
Their first event took place in January and I got the opportunity to create a promotional visual recap of the day's events. Check out this short clip from the event...
LET ME IN
Growing up, we all had hopes and dreams. Society tells us to work hard to achieve them but what happens when you work hard and are still told no? This is the reality for young migrants when trying to go to university in the UK. Let Me In is a multimedia project that tells the stories of young individuals fighting for their right to be educated and the people who help them.
YOU GOTTA BELIEVE IN SOMETHING
There's a line in the Frank Ocean song, We All Try, that says "you gotta believe in something." In order to survive in this life, we often put our hope and faith in different things. There is a field within Anthropology, Religion, Ritual & Belief Systems, that aims to understand what people believe and why. What do you believe in?