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“Give me Black untold histories, give me Black British love, give me Black fantasy. All of it!”
"It doesn’t feel positive to be in this group – it feels like your actual heritage is ignored."
The Labour MP Vauxhall speaks to HuffPost UK about threats, growing up in south London and how people need to recognise that politicians are "human beings" too.
Campaigners are calling for better protection for those with different textured hairs.
Bell Ribeiro-Addy, Labour MP for Streatham, made the comments as part of a wide-ranging interview to mark Black History Month.
It's not just the behaviour Black women take issue with – for some, it's the word itself.
Sadiq Khan explained: "We're putting London's Black history on the map."
Only by retelling old family stories – even the difficult ones – do we learn something new.