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Taking Up Space - Save 10%

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Taking Up Space - Save 10%

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About The Book

As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. Recent Cambridge grads Chelsea and Ore experienced this first-hand and wrote Taking Up Space as a guide and a manifesto for change.

Featuring honest conversations with students past and present, Taking Up Space goes beyond the buzzwords of diversity and inclusion and explores what those words truly mean for young black girls today.

To black girls: understand that your journey is unique, this book is to empower, comfort and validate every emotion you experience, or decision you make.

To everyone else: let this book help teach you to be a better friend, parent, sibling or teacher to black girls.

Author: Chelsea Kwakye & Ore Ogunbiyi

Publisher: Merky Books

Paperback: 366 pages

Book Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.3 x 19.7 cm

About The Author

Chelsea Kwakye is a first-class honours History graduate from Homerton College, Cambridge. Whilst at Cambridge she was the only black girl in her year group of around 200 to read History. In her final year, she was Vice-President of the African-Caribbean Society and competed in a Cambridge vs. Oxford Varsity Athletics match. She is currently studying at the University of Law in preparation for a training contract with a city law firm in London.

Ore Ogunbiyi is a Nigerian-British Politics and International Relations graduate from Jesus College, Cambridge. Whilst at Cambridge she pioneered the Benin Bronze Repatriation campaign, the #BlackMenofCambridgeUniversity campaign and was President of the African-Caribbean Society. She has since completed a Masters in Journalism at Columbia University, New York and is currently working as a Special Assistant and Speechwriter to the Vice President of Nigeria.

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