Angel in Year 6 is a disability reporter for the first ever black girls magazine called Cocoa Girl. They featured her in the very first edition. Three magazines have been ordered for the school, one of which actually features Angel and the other features her first article about cerebral palsy.
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Image shows the cover of this week’s edition.
Serlina Boyd decided to publish and design the Cocoa Girl book which led to a magazine. This magazine was started during lockdown and empowers black girls around the world who are more likely to be insulted about their looks by the age of 8 years old.
Cocoa Girl magazine is filled with inspiring and empowering content for young Black Girls aged 7-11 years old. This has also led to the launch of Cocoa Boy magazine.
“The most exciting launch in the Children’s sector with a real USP” Cocoa is the UK’s first magazine representing Black children
As seen from extensive media coverage Cocoa Girl issue 1 has sold over 11,000 copies just from online orders, at one point it was selling over 1,000 copies a day.
Cocoa is an educational tool that teaches children about black culture whilst profiling black role models. These magazines help to build a strong community for young black girls and boys who are often misrepresented by mainstream media.