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Colourism: "There's not just one way of being beautiful"

A teenager and aspiring community leader shares her perspective on colourism - discrimination based on the darkness of a skin tone.

'We see you': Black poets challenge Trump

Black poets in residence at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC share their lyrical reflections on the Trump presidency.

Thalya getting dialysis and listening to music

When her daughter, Thalya, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, Chantal Onelien's initial reaction was shock. But, as Adam Harris reports, it was only the beginning of a long and difficult fight.

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Barack Obama's race legacy: Progressive or divisive?

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports on the polarised perspectives over Obama's race legacy.