A recent proposal by London Councils could result in major cuts to London’s violence against women and girls services

A recent proposal by London Councils could result in major cuts to London’s violence against women and girls services

Hat tip: Sista Talk A recent proposal by London Councils could result in major cuts to London’s violence against women and girls services. London Councils provides £26.4m in grants per year to the voluntary sector for supporting the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people across London. Following its AGM in June, London Councils has proposed to …

Brenda King and African & Caribbean Diversity get Actors to encourage more black students to go to Cambridge University.

Brenda King and African & Caribbean Diversity get Actors to encourage more black students to go to Cambridge University.

Here is some good news from Brenda King at African & Caribbean Diversity in the UK: Actors from Coronation Street and EastEnders put aside their soap rivalry to encourage more black students to go to Cambridge University. Rudolph Walker, who plays Patrick in EastEnders, joined Wetherfield newcomer Colin McFarlane at Corpus Christi College yesterday to …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 6– Charcoal Ink

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 6– Charcoal Ink

Charcoal Ink Natural Hair & the business behind it. My Achievements: 2010: Launched first ever competition with Malik Stores Online as our sponsor. 2010: Wrote 2 eBooks, one of which received over 100 page views on Scribd.com in less than two weeks. 2009: Charcoal Ink on GlobalGrind.com, Russell Simmons popular urban website. 2009: Launched vox-popPRcareers, …

Will Diane Abbott be the next leader of the Labour Party?

Will Diane Abbott be the next leader of the Labour Party?

Diane Abbot says she entered the Labour leadership race to encourage the “broadest possible debate” and said she was confident she can get the 30 nominations needed. “Every wing of the party should be involved in the debate,” she said. “What we had before I intervened was front runners who were all very nice, but …

Nikki Amuka-Bird is a Nigerian born British actress

Nikki Amuka-Bird is a Nigerian born British actress

Her theatrical credits include Twelfth Night (Bristol Old Vic); World Music (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield and Donmar Warehouse); Top Girls (Oxford Stage Company); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest and The Servant of Two Masters (Royal Shakespeare Company); Doubt: A Parable (Tricycle Theatre). She is married to the actor Geoffrey Streatfield. Her film credits include The …