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There has never been a subject too awkward, too rude or too personal that I have not been able to share with my mum. She understood talking about my mental health was extremely important and looking after it was a priority. In some way she was my therapist, only she prescribed cups of tea and a good gossip.
I’m British but I’m Nigerian. I’m Grace, but also Ibidolapo. Balancing my Nigerian heritage and my British nationality is something I’ve done for as long as I can remember. While friends went on holidays to Tenerife, I was in Lagos shuttling between the city and the village.
It’s no secret the representation of women and people of colour is pitiful. Unsatisfied, as many are, and looking into the creative industry in particular, Paige took matters into her own hands and has spotlighted creative women of colour we should all be talking about. To see her full CWoCWSBTA…