As a black woman, I constantly get told to “wear more colour”. Being a lover of black, white, and grey, this idea did not come easily to me. A few weeks ago, the phrase “you should wear more colour” became more and more frequent to […]
'She Stands Firm' is a women of colour empowerment blog run by Joke Valerie Amusan. Joke (@jkevlre) is a German-born Nigerian artist based in England. This blog is an exploration of her own cultural identity as well as that of other women of colour. She's concerned with highlighting the experiences and different identities of women of colour in a way that is accessible. "I think our stories are often over simplified, and this gives stereotypes the upper hand. In reality, we’re all complex, but there’s beauty in that."
check out her art blog: jokeamusan.wordpress.comclose