Posts tagged TCK
Lupita Nyong'o — Mexican and Kenyan Superstar

She became a star of Kenyan television in ‘Shuga’, an MTV/UNICEF-backed series that looked at sexual relationships among youth in Nairobi, aiming to promote HIV awareness and safe sex via storytelling…

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Stephanie Kurlow—the First Hijabi Ballerina

Stephanie’s drive comes from her quest to break the ballerina stereotype, and she wants to show people “that even though I wear a hijab, it doesn’t stop me from doing anything. I can be who I want to be and fulfil a career and nobody can tell me otherwise.”…

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Fawad Ahmed – Asylum Seeker turned Australian Cricketer

One of Fawad’s friend managed to help him gain a short-stay visa for Australia. He arrived to play for Yoogali in the state of New South Wales late in season 2009-10. Ahmed soon applied for refugee status and, while the claim was considered, moved to Melbourne later in 2010 to join suburban side Hoppers Crossing…

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The Powerful Words of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

She has released a book ‘Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions’—where having received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist, this was her letter of response...

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Riz Ahmed’s Emmy First

His experience of growing up in a British-Pakistani family and building his career in the years following the 9/11 attacks has shaped him greatly to push the British and global film industry to increase opportunities for minority actors.

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