Black Lives Matter Oxford

Do “black” lives matter in Oxfordshire?

Oxford People Need to Know if “black” lives matter in Oxfordshire?  1: Why are Police Constables unable to arrest African-skin people without using a level of violence which contributes to their death? 2: What advice should we give to Oxford’s African-skin people to prevent them from becoming the next Police fatality?   You can help prevent …

Black Chibi Magic

Lola Atobatele’s Mini Key Chains are Black Chibi Magic to Go

Which One Will You Bring Home? What black child wouldn’t love a black doll in their image? I now I loved my Julia doll growing up. Maybe I had others, but she was my favorite. Forget Barbie, I had Julia! And I put her in my Barbie Country Camper. Lola started making these mini dolls …

Brexit racism

Ethnic minorities in Britain are facing rising and increasingly overt racism in the wake of the Brexit.

Racism rising since Brexit vote, nationwide study reveals Source: The Guardian Survey shows 71% of people from ethnic minorities faced discrimination, up from 58% People from a black background reported the greatest increase in discrimination, with the proportion saying they had been abused or discriminated against rising from 59% in January 2016 to 65% the …

Hello Hair & Beauty Lovers!

We’re back! Europe’s biggest and best exhibition for people of colour is back. Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2019 is happening live and direct on 26th & 27th May 2019 at the Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street Islington London N1 0QH. Tickets : Adults and children over 5 : Advance tickets £13  / £15 on the …

Eunice Olumide

MBE Eunice Olumide discusses Politics and Culture on BBC Question Time

Eunice Olumide is a Scottish actress, model, DJ and Member of the British Empire (MBE). She has appeared on the catwalk, DJd in clubs and acted in movies including Star Wars Rogue One. “I think we’ve got a really big problem which is contributing to xenophobia. I think it’s really important for people from European …

International Women's Day

London – International Women’s Day 2019

Come and celebrate International Women’s day with a difference! Diversity, Inclusion and Intersectional experiences of age, race and gender in today’s Global universe. A panel of “Ordinary” women from various continents who lead extraordinary lives followed by Q&A and an open discussion. They share their journey, the lessons learnt and honour the contribution of women …

Brexit

Racialisation and Intersectionality: A Facilitated Discussion

Race and Resistance Across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century Following the BME’s staff network’s Black History Month Lecture ‘Destablising Identities at Home: Racialisation and Intersectionality in a Brexit – Windrush Landscape’ on Tuesday 23 October, this is an opportunity to discuss the issues that were raised. The discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Victoria …

Black Girl Festival

We’re so excited to share with you the full programme for this year’s Black Girl Festival 2018! From coding to writing articles, from theatre to history lessons on Black british queer women, there’s something for everyone across both of our venues. pic.twitter.com/xllZISAKd3 — Black Girl Festival (@BlackGirlFest) October 21, 2018 OUr Power Listers Paula and …

Our (Queer) Caribbean

Booking is now open for the symposium ‘Our (Queer) Caribbean’ co-organised by Prof. Thomas Glave, Race in the Americas (RITA), and the Centre for Integrated Caribbean Research. The event will take place on Friday 26th October 2018, at Senate House, University of London. The keynote address will be delivered by Prof. Alison Donnell and there …

Black Britain

LOOKING B(L)ACK SYMPOSIUM

19 OCTOBER ’18 & 20 OCTOBER ’18 LOOKING B(L)ACK SYMPOSIUM TRAVELS AS GAZE REVERSAL Bernardine Evaristo © Marlon James of Trinidad BERNARDINE EVARISTO Bernardine Evaristo is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University and the multiple award-winning author of seven books of fiction and verse fiction that explore the African diaspora, as well as writing short …

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 …

2017 Power List

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own© 2017 Black Women in Europe™ Power List from Black Women in Europe View and share on SlideShare and YouTube.