Ayo Awokoya

is a journalist based in London. She has written and worked for the GQ, The Financial Times, Sky News and the Guardian Long Read. In 2019, she received the inaugural Jamal Khashoggi Award for Courageous Journalism.


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The chains of the past

Black mental health in Britain

Trauma may be inheritable, even genetically, recent scholarship suggests. Could the devastating impact of slavery and oppression explain why Black people are overrepresented in the psychiatric system?

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