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Wandsworth Radio

03 March
Ayesha Casely-Hayford Wandsworth Radio

On 2nd March 2018, Wandsworth Radio welcomed Afro Archives as part of its launch of “Female Friday”. It was the beginning of Afro Archives on Air You can read the transcript here and have a listen too “Female Friday”: is now on every Friday at WandsworthRadio.com Afro Archives is scheduled at 3pm to 4pm I […]

My Fro & Me: Hair Stories from Women of Colour

02 December
Afro Archives A Performer's World By Ayesha Casely-Hayford

Hair Stories On 28th November 2017 “My Fro & Me”  –  Hair Stories from Women of Colour  – was at The National Theatre, London, UK. We talked hair, culture, identity, Eurocentric ideals of beauty on our stage and screens, and discrimination. Endlessly Afro. “The prime responsibility of the theatre is to show a culture its […]

Afro Archives | About

01 February

AFRO ARCHIVES   Hair is a surprisingly powerful thing. It can delight us. Empower us. Completely and utterly frustrate us. It can tell others what to think of us, without saying a word.   Thanks to the endless possibilities of hair, Afro Archives was born. In summary the project is about heritage and identity within UK […]