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Yesterday I Won An Award And This is What Happened

Yesterday  I got an award from the Rome Municipality for my "outstanding journalism effort and achievement at such a young age". Being titled the Intercultural Award, the prize was for my effort in bringing together different cultures. It…
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African Women In Comic Books

We always make it about race, it's always about the colour of the skin, the origins of a person. You only need to mention race and the discussion could go on and on for weeks, months, centuries.  Isn't quite boring when everything is about…
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Are There Black Writers in Italy?

Of course there are if you consider "black" everyone who basically is not "white". I'm sure there are black writers in Italy. Few months ago I did read two books by one of them, Amara Lakhous. Although he's not "black black" as someone might…
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Is This The Answer To Racism?

In the last days I have talked to several people about something I was not really expecting.Everything began in Rome, a couple of weeks ago, when I went with a German colleague of mine to make a photoreportage on what young people want: the…
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Are There Black People In Italy?

This question was asked to me on a rather silent night in Piccadilly Circus, London, by a 20-year-old PR who said she fears to go to Italy because she didn’t want to be the only Black person there.