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Slay in your lane: the black girl bible

Slay in your lane: the black girl bible

Adegoke, Yomi, author; Uviebinene, Elizabeth, author

As featured in the }Observer{ 18 For 2018, this inspirational guide for a generation of black British women offers advice and encouragement on work, dating, education, health, representation and more, illustrated with personal stories from the authors as well as interviews with Dawn Butler MP, Malorie Blackman, Jamelia and Denise Lewis. The long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives. `This book is a gift for anyone who wants to better understand what Black women and girls are up against - and the tremendous resources they draw upon as they make their way in the world' Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org and OptionB.Org Slay In Your Lane is a brilliant book about what it is like to be a woman, black and a Londoner in 2018. Everyone should read it' Sadiq Khan `Black women today are well past making waves - we're currently creating something of a tsunami. Women who look like us, grew up in similar places to us, talk like us, are shaping almost every sector of society.' From education to work to dating, this inspirational, honest and provocative book recognises and celebrates the strides black women have already made, while providing practical advice for those who want to do the same and forge a better, visible future. Illustrated with stories from best friends Elizabeth Uviebinen and Yomi Adegoke's own lives, and using interviews with dozens of the most successful black women in Britain - including BAFTA Award-winning director Amma Asante, British Vogue publisher Vanessa Kingori and Olympic gold medallist Denise Lewis - Slay In Your Lane is essential reading for a generation of black women inspired to find success in every area of their lives

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Published London: 4th Estate, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinene
ISBN: 0008235619, 9780008235611
Physical Description: 369 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (colour)
Subject: Social classes; Society & culture: general; Business ethics & social responsibility; Ethnic studies; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Women, Black Conduct of life.; Social discrimination & equal treatment; Women, Black Attitudes.; Society.; United Kingdom, Great Britain; Women, Black Great Britain Social conditions.; Central / national / federal government policies; Advice on careers & achieving success
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9780008235628