Slay in your Lane

How to succeed at school & work in the UK while black

#BlackGirlMagic is real. We know that. It always has been. And it has never been easy to wield, claim, own or work that magic even though we make it look easy when we do. No one is more familiar with the proverbial and very real glass ceiling when it comes to careers. Two sisters, Yomi …

[raceresist] Race and Resistance – Week 7

Dear all, With Trinity Term coming to an end, the Race and Resistance team is looking to close out the year with an informal meeting to discuss our plans, events, and team for the upcoming year. Come along to the seminar room on the top floor of TORCH on Friday 8 June from 12.45-2 to chat with us about what you would like to see happen …

Doria Ragland

Doria Ragland beams alongside her daughter Meghan Markle

Game changer. Mother of the Bride with the Bride. It can’t be easy when all eyes are on you. Doria Ragland, mother in law to Britain’s Prince Harry, simply glowed. The American actress Meghan Markle is arguably not the first woman of African descent to marry into Britain’s royal family but she is the first …

Return to your roots

RETURN TO YOUR ROOTS FESTIVAL 2018 – NATURAL HAIR, BEAUTY, HEALTH & WELLNESS

This is a two day cultural festival for those loving all things natural. A weekend of celebration, embracing Natural Hair, Beauty, Health & Wellness. Day 1 – Saturday 5th – Natural Hair and Beauty Day 2 – Sunday 6th – Health and Wellness A family occasion full of positive vibes and high energy. If you missed …

3 day International Conference-African-Atlantic Futures

Memory and Performance in African-Atlantic Futures – 31 Aug – 2 Sept 2018 University of Leeds, United Kingdom Three-day International Conference At a time when new dynamics are emerging around the issues of justice (transitional, reparative, etc.), mourning and commemoration in Africa and its diaspora, the conference “Memory and Performance in African-Atlantic Futures” seeks to consider the current historical conjuncture …