Politics

Dr Alexandra Bulat: UK’s First Romanian County Councillor

Dr Alexandra Bulat became the very first person of Romanian background to be elected as an English County Councillor, with a majority of 205 in May 2021.

by Charlotte Lewis

Twitter @alexandrabulat

Business

Phyllis Opoku Gyimah: Leading Black Pride in the UK

Meet Phyllis Opoku-Gyimah, better known as Lady Phyll. Born in Islington, London in 1974, the British political activist’s story is one of determination and unity. Her work throughout the years has brought light to the prejudice against LGBTQ+ individuals of ethnic minorities, and she has worked tirelessly to liberate them.

by Viola Kahsay

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