black England, black UK

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Headties and Headwraps

Exploring the complex history of turbans, headties and headwraps with a virtual workshop,imagery and showing of the film Wax Print About this Event Exploring the complex history of turbans, headties and headwraps with a virtual workshop,imagery and showing of the film Wax Print A symbol of resistance identity and validation of beauty, head ties and …

UK Black History Month
Black Women in Europe

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Books and Beyond

Books and Beyond Launching Camden’s virtual book club for our Black History Season -          Girl, Women, Other     by Bernadine Evaristo      live webinar   20 Oct -          My Sister, The Serial Killer    by Oyinkan Braithwaite  live webinar 17 Nov -          Ordinary People  by Diana Evans  live webinar  08 Dec Start reading and join the discussion with guest …

UK Black History Month
black England, black UK

BHM UK: Black Film Collectives: Then and Now

Celebrating Black History Season at Swiss Cottage Gallery Curated by Anthony Andrews of We Are Parable in partnership with LUX, BFI and The June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive.  Celebrating Black History Season at Swiss Cottage Gallery   5 Oct – 19 Nov 2020.   We are delighted to announce that Anthony Andrews, the Co-founder of We Are Parable has curated the exhibition Black Film Collectives: …

UK Black History Month
black England, black UK

BHM UK: Back to the Future: How our Journey began coordinated by Camden Black Workers Group (CBWG)

Date And Time Fri, 23 October 202018:00 – 20:30 BST This will be a programme of conversation featuring guest speakers – Patrick Vernon OBE, British social commentator, Basil Gabbidon musician Steel Pulse and activist; Dr Angela Herbert – Chair of Violent Crime prevention board and Kieran Ferdinand Camden Council Hosted and facilitated by Alim Kamara …

UK Black History Month
black UK

PRS Presents Black History Month

PRS for Music, in collaboration with PRS Foundation bring to you this special virtual edition of the long-running series PRS Presents, celebrating Black History Month. Hosted by award winning broadcaster and author Gemma Cairney, you will see performances from emerging and established PRS Members, historic and educational elements and organisations highlighted that are around to support …

tech skills
Women & Money

5 Tech Skills to get over unemployment during the pandemic

Five Tech Skills to get Over Unemployment During the COVID-19 Pandemic Being unemployed is a difficult situation. It can be overwhelming because, as days pass, your savings decrease. In the same way, being in isolation has been difficult for everybody. It’s because being isolated increases your anxiety as well as your stress levels. During the …

UK Black History Month
black UK, Black Wales

BLM UK-‘We were taken advantage of. That is what hurt’

From the BBC When Neville Howard arrived in the UK as part of the Windrush generation in 1947 it was a different world. The 92-year-old – well-known around Cardiff for his singing – remembered reading “no blacks, no Irish” signs and how he “just had to learn to live with” racism. Mr Howard said: “All …

UK Black History Month
black UK

BHM UK: The digital activism boosting Black Lives Matter

From the BBC If you didn’t think you could use a dating app or a video game to protest against racial injustice, think again. With many cities still under lockdown measures, people are finding innovative online ways to demonstrate solidarity or collect donations in support of Black Lives Matter. It’s more than just posting a …

UK Black History Month
black UK, Black Wales

BHM UK – Black History month: ‘As a black female, it’s important I can be seen’

From the BBC As the start of October marks the beginning of Black History Month across the UK, three trailblazers from Wales’ black community say more needs to be done to address issues of inequality at the top of their industries. TV producer Liana Stewart, Swansea’s first female black councillor Yvonne Jardin and artist and …

UK Black History Month
African Diaspora, black UK

How the advertising industry can help empower racial equality

Written by Nishma Robb Athird of us come from working class backgrounds, but only 10% break into what’s considered elite careers1. When we talk about equality in the U.K., we need to talk about income equality. I’ve seen a lot of change for good during my 25 years in advertising and media. But as a …

BWIE
African Diaspora

UNESCO & Idries Shah Foundation “World Tales” Short Story Competition

Sir/Madam, We are pleased to inform you that UNESCO, the Idries Shah Foundation and the International Coalition of Inclusive and Sustainable Cities of UNESCO (ICCAR) invite 12-18 year olds all around the world to enter the World Tales Short Story Competition and write a short story about the challenges of tomorrow. Please find here all relevant information on UNESCO’s website and here. The theme of this 2020 First Edition …

BBM
African Diaspora, black UK

Global African History And Decolonising And Identity Language Forum Offered Via Zoom For Those Interested In Improving Their Knowledge In A Post-George Floyd World

A group of community projects, led by BTWSC/African History Revisited and BBM/BMC (BritishBlackMusic.com/Black Music Congress), is delivering weekly accessible global African history programmes, starting from tonight. It is also providing a forum for exploring decolonising and African identity language, as part of supporting the wake up call from the death of George Floyd and other …

Photo: NK Gala 2020
black Scandinavia, black Sweden

Selam Fessahaye – Fashion Through African Eyes from Sweden

Maybe you aren’t familiar with Swedish fashion designers and stylists, but when Beyonce wears one of your dresses in her ground-breaking Black is King visual album, everyone notices. For example, this story from FORM: The Magazine for Nordic Architecture and Design – Beyoncé wears a dress by Swedish designer Selam Fessahaye Last week, Beyoncé released …

LotusFlowerBomb
black germany

Meet LotusFlowerBomb in Germany

I’m a model, artist, entrepreneur, and filmmaker, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. My Body of work is about Art, Photography, Documentaries, Modeling, Business, Networking, positive media presentation, and representation of dark skin African girls and women. Join me through my Afropolitan journey as an entrepreneur, model, photographer, videographer, and artist, meet other creative stakeholders. …

EMN
Black Women in Europe

EU and OECD member states responses to managing residence permits and migrant unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic

This publication explores the effects of COVID-19 on third-country nationals and the measures taken by states to manage residence permit and unemployment among migrant communities. It is the first of a series of Informs launched by the European Migration Network (EMN) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the impact of COVID-19 in different areas …

FIFDA.org
African Diaspora

The International Festival of African Diaspora Films (FIFDA) presents its 10th edition

The 10th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival – Paris (FIFDA) will take place virtually from September 4 to 6, 2020. FIFDA 2020 presents 19 films – including eight Europe premieres – from Uganda, Rwanda, United Kingdom, Morocco, Nigeria, Haiti, Cuba, Canada, Cameroon, Belgium, United States, France, Brazil, Congo, French Guiana, Hungary, Germany, Suriname, and …