Ben’s Article for Black History Month

Ben is also a member of GIANTS poetry group at Praxis and a keen writer. 

In this fantastic piece Ben writes about Black Heritage and Africa’s Great Rivers in honour of Black History Month, to read Ben’s article please click here

Ben discusses his own history and the representation of black history and heritage in modern day. He discusses themes of identity, colonialism and the relationship between growth and nature in West Africa. 

“Since the story is still ours to tell, we must take control of the narrative and reposition ourselves to do better.”

Thank you Ben for sharing this insightful piece with us. 

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