born and raised
'Just tell me I'm hot and ask me for a drink, okay?'
Jamelia regularly stands up against prejudice and believes that by talking about our differences, culture and race, we - as a society - can overcome hatred and misunderstanding. She recently hit headlines when she blogged about a racist incident she experienced on a train, which she touches on in this exclusive blog for The Huffington Post UK.
As part of our All Women Everywhere month, which reflects the diverse mix of female experience and voices in Britain today
'Be Bold For Change' is the International Women's Day's slogan. And if there is one thing the Women's March has taught us, it's that we have to be bold if we want things to change. We have to speak out and push against that rhetoric. You can choose to be disheartened by Trump, or you can choose to be connected, empowered and uplifted by those of us making this change together. I know what I'd choose.
Diversity is the buzzword in everything from workshops to expos and conferences and everything in-between, but what about in the workplace? It's all too easy to get execs to give talks and bold statements or host glitzy awards about the importance of diversity and yet it's still so difficult to find actual examples of growth and success.
Regardless of sexuality or race, the message is that love wins. People from all ethnicities and races are celebrating
'She was once called a race traitor.'
Unbelievably, some people are still shocked by the idea that people with different skin colours might want to date each other
Having black role models had a positive effect on her career.