I Went to the UK’s First Black Girl Festival and It Was Beautiful

Black Girl Festival founders Nicole Crentsil and Paula Apkan

On 29th October 2017, the country held its first ever Black Girl Festival at Kachette in East London. The festival is the brainchild of curator Nicole Crentsil and Paula Akpan, co-founder of the ‘I’m Tired’ project. Its aim was to “celebrate and explore what it means to be a Black woman in the UK”.

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