Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke

The long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives.

‘Inspirational’ Stylist

‘Seismic’ Sunday Times

‘A comprehensive, inspirational tool book that gives voice to the next generation of young black British women’ Vogue

‘Everyone should read it’ Sadiq Khan

This honest and provocative book recognises and celebrates the strides black women have already made, while providing practical advice for those who want to do the same and forge a better, visible future.

Illustrated with stories from best friends Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke’s own lives, and using interviews with dozens of the most successful black women in Britain, Slay In Your Lane is essential reading for a generation of black women inspired to find success in every area of their lives.

‘A brilliant insight into being a black woman in Britain’ Otegha Uwagba, author of Little Black Book

Reviews of Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

    • Winner of the Groucho Maverick Award
    • Winner of Marie Claire Future Shapers Award
    • Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Award
    • ‘This book will have a profound impact on the way we discuss race and women’ Dolly Alderton
    • ‘Fantastic’ Diane Abbott
    • ‘These two remarkable women took the kickass step of writing their own rulebook’ Deborah Frances-White
    • ‘Elizabeth and Yomi offer wisdom and encouragement to a rising generation of Black female leaders’ Sheryll Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org and OptionB.Org
    • ‘Like talking to a very intelligent, articulate and hilarious girlfriend’ Roundtable Magazine
    • ‘Wise, witty and insightful’ Emerald Street
    • ‘An inspirational guide to life for the modern British black woman’ Elle
    • ‘Super-smart, exuberant manifesto’ ES Magazine
    • ‘Stlyish, sassy and funny’ Metro
    • ‘Magnificent’ Emma Gannon
    • ‘The most engaging analysis ever to have reached publication of why it is that black British women still feel “tattooed with our otherness”’ Daily Telegraph
    • ‘It is neither a sermon nor an indictment, but the passionate making of a case. A highly effective one’ Sunday Times Culture, Book of the Week
    • ‘The synthesis of a thousand conversations about how to navigate career, love, family, racism, and unattainable beauty ideals as a black British woman’ The Times