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Loud Black Girls: 20 Black Women Writers Ask: What’s Next? (Slay in Your Lane)

Temi's essay, Building Peace: The Case for Centring Healing in our Approach to Address Violence, provides a detailed exploration of the impacts of violence, grief and bereavement on young people, arguing that frequent exposure results in a state of perpetual community trauma which we have yet to fully acknowledge, let alone address.


Forensic Architecture Reports #1: The Police Shooting of Mark Duggan, ICA and Cabinet Books

Featuring a transcript of a roundtable with activists Temi Mwale and Stafford Scott, scholar Adam Elliott-Cooper, and attorney Marcia  Willis Stewart on the complex colonial and legal histories that have shaped the policing of Black Britons in the postwar era.


Being Matrixed – The (Over)policing of gang suspects in London

It is clear from the report that the level and impact of police and wider state intrusion into the lives of people on the Metropolitan Police Service Gangs Violence Matrix cannot be underestimated. This report shows that the Gangs Matrix predominantly and disproportionately infringes on the rights and civil liberties of young black men. Temi supported the research project by conducting several in-depth qualitative interviews with Londoners aged between 17 and 32 who are on the Gangs Matrix.


Calls for more heavy-handed policing show that we’d rather demonise young victims of violence than help them

Although young black boys are disproportionately the victims of this violence, crime remains the only lens through which society is willing to view them. [via The Independent]


After another violent murder in London, this is what needs to be done

The youth murder rate in the capital is rising alarmingly. A public health approach with a community-based strategy needs to be put in place. [via The Guaridan]


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Superheroes: Inspiring Stories of Secret Strength

Featured in Merky Books first illustrated children's book 'Superheroes', a comic strip-style book celebrating more than 50 iconic British figures, chosen by Stormzy and the #Merky Books team, with an intention of challenging the lack of representation in children’s publishing. Stormzy has also written an introduction for the book.


This is what Britain’s Black female activists have to say about the impact of George Floyd's murder a year on

Plus what more needs to be done to dismantle institutionalised racism in the UK and achieve racial equality.


Meet the Five Fierce Females Recognised with the 2020 MTV EMA Generation Change Award

These five, fearless women are being recognised for their powerful work on the frontlines of the fight for racial and social justice across the globe. This award elevates and empowers young people who are driving positive change, and this year's winners are no different. From Malaysia to Brazil, this inspiring group of young change-makers are taking the world by storm!


Anthems Podcast: Word of the Day "Peace"

Temi's word of the day is PEACE. #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exce