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

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.

REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: BLACK WOMEN IN CIVIL RIGHTS

REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: BLACK WOMEN IN CIVIL RIGHTS

REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: BLACK WOMEN IN CIVIL RIGHTS Friday, November 17, 2017 – 12:30pm to 2:00pm St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, OX2 6GG   The TORCH Race and Resistance programme are hosting a film screening of ‘Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights‘. Reflections Unheard is a feature-length documentary which focuses on black women’s marginalization between the Black Power and Feminist …

Racism in the Body of the Academy: Statues and Classrooms

Racism in the Body of the Academy: Statues and Classrooms

The University of Oxford’s Black and Minority Ethnic Staff Network with Equality and Diversity Unit invites you to this year’s Black History Month talk with Dr Nirmal Puwar entitled: ‘Racism in the body of the Academy: statues and classrooms’ Dr Puwar is the author of the book Space Invaders: Race Gender and Bodies out of Place. …

Real Faces of Liberty London’s Makeup Campaign

Real Faces of Liberty London’s Makeup Campaign

Liberty London has a new beauty campaign. In a world increasingly saturated by curated self-image and unrelatable beauty standards, the only way to get ‘real’ is to cast your gaze closer to home. So, this October, we’re turning our beauty focus inwards with a new campaign heroing some familiar Liberty London faces. Meet them here …

BBC salutes Black Women during Black History Month

BBC salutes Black Women during Black History Month

Black History Month in The United Kingdom In the US some black joke that our Black History month is in February because it is the shortest month of the year. In Britain, Black History Month is celebrated in October which has 31 days. And while the British Broadcasting Corporation affectionately known as the BBC didn’t …

Teaching Our Own The Black Homeschooling Fair

Teaching Our Own The Black Homeschooling Fair

Teaching Our Own The Black Homeschooling Fair We’re back for the 3rd annual Teaching Our Own Black Homeschooling Fair on Saturday 7th October from 12-6pm at The Unity Centre, 1-3 Church Road, London, NW10 9EG. With talks, workshops, children’s activities, good food, a market zone of black owned businesses and more, all to help parents of African heritage children, …

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice, Royal College of Nirsing

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice, Royal College of Nirsing

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice Dame Professor Donna Kinnair, joined the RCN as head of Nursing in 2015, providing leadership to the Nursing departments. Donna was then promoted and joined the RCN Executive Team to Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice in 2016, where her key role is to work with UK-wide …

Stacy Johnson – Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Stacy Johnson – Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

University of Nottingham Biography Stacy Johnson is an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham in the School of Health Sciences. After training as a nurse and completing a BSc in Health Studies at the University of Manchester, she read for a Masters degree in Economic and Quantitative Methods in Healthcare at City, University of …

Cultural events in England from today through August 2017

Cultural events in England from today through August 2017

Source: Ligali.org Here is where to be. Nne Agwu Afrakan Storytelling Festival When: 28 July – 31 July 2017 Where: Chiltern Retreats Parmoor Farm RG9 6PS Greetings highly favoured Nne Agwu family. Shanti-Chi presents the 6th Afrakan Storytelling Festival 4 day camp. We honour the Godfather of storytelling literature Chinua Achebe. In this time we will …