Power List

Powerful Woman – Enam Gbewonyo

The Black Women in Europe™ blog, created in 2006 by Adrianne George, released its 11th Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2020  – A List of Our Own©. This 11th  year we feature 9, and give special recognition to 11 women who provided 14 workshops and performances in our Let’s Do Us! Series to mitigate …

Power List

Powerful Women – Dr. Anne-Marie Imafiden, MBE

The Black Women in Europe™ blog, created in 2006 by Adrianne George, released its 11th Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2020  – A List of Our Own©. This 11th  year we feature 9, and give special recognition to 11 women who provided 14 workshops and performances in our Let’s Do Us! Series to mitigate …

UK Black History Month

BHM UK: Len Johnson: The boxer with 93 wins who could never become British champion

Source: BBC Most boxers will tell you the punches don’t hurt as much as the blows they take outside the ring. Frequently being forced to take fights at the last minute, rarely being paid what you were promised and then finding your manager was working for the opponent. Those are the kind of setbacks that …

UK Black History Month

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Contemporary Activism, from past to present

From past to present we link Authors, Activists and thinking about how young people can become future activists About this Event Contemporary Activism, from past to present: Making lasting change for the Black community Over Black History Season we will be remembering activist and journalist Claudia Jones, founder of Carnival in London at St Pancras …

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

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

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 …

BWIE

CNN poll shows what Black Britons have long known – from policing to politics, their country has failed them

Source: CNN Britain’s big race divide Black people are at least twice as likely as White people to say there is discrimination in British policing and media; three times as likely to think the country has done far too little to address historic racial injustice; and significantly more likely to believe that the country’s governing Conservative …

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Concern for the Justice campaign for England’s African-skinned Subjects.

Open letter by Chaka Artwell-Voice of Oxford Since Mr. George Floyd joined a very long list of children, senior citizens, women, and men who have been shot to death whilst unarmed; or deliberately asphyxiated by Police Constables in England and the United State: the level of protest has shocked and surprised me. I organised a …

LET'S DO US!

Kids Acting: LET’S DO US! Workshop May 16

You are invited to join the second workshop in the LET’S DO US! series created by Black Women in Europe (®) to be a part of our solution for surviving and thriving in these uncertain COVID-19 days, weeks and months. Rhoda Wilson is a creator, producer, and director well respected in Nollywood UK. In 2019, …

art.quarter

art.quarter Birmingham’s New Creative Hub

Art.quarter aims to make an impact on the surrounding community, by creating an interactive safe space for the diverse cultures of Birmingham. The fun and vibrant space aims to help the community thrive and re-build.art.quarter is a creative hub in Digbeth, Birmingham, that will mean different things to different people:- For creatives, it’s a space …

Dame Jocelyn Barrow

Dame Jocelyn Barrow: More Needs To Be Done On Her Lifetime Work On Racial And Multi-Cultural Awareness

History consultant Kwaku posits that the lack of an acknowledgement of the death of the educationalist, anti-racist and community activist Dame Jocelyn Barrow within any mainstream media over one week after her death, goes to show we’re a long way from African British lives and history being considered British enough. Written by KwakuPhoto: © BTWSC, …

afrocenchix

Afrocenchix – Black hair care from the UK

At Afrocenchix we believe the little things in life should be simple. We blend natural and organic ingredients with expertise to make hair care as simple as possible. Supporting Britain is important to us so we work with UK scientists and chemists to formulate high quality products, we manufacture in the UK and support British suppliers. Our products are never tested on animals, …

Oxford University

Black History Events at Oxford University

Black History Month: A panel discussion When: Tuesday 22 October 2019, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pmWhere: Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Linton Road, OX2 6UD About: The month of October is celebrated as the Black History Month in the UK. The Black History Month is intended to celebrate, publicise, and reflect upon the contributions and achievements of the …

Black History Month

BBM Alert: History Of Black History Month In UK & Wandsworth’s Connection To Be Revealed On Wednesday

Now that Wandworth is back to marking Black History Month (BHM) in October, if you’ve ever wondered how Black History Month was introduced into Britain, then you should attend ‘The History Of Black History Month In Britain’ presentation at Battersea Library on Wednesday evening. The presenter, history consultant Kwaku, also promises to reveal a little-known fact about a Wandsworth connection with …

Black History Month

Celebrate with Oxford African Caribbean Conversation (OACC): African-History Month

Oxford African Caribbean Conversation (OACC) will meet during October’s African-History Month at East Oxford Community Centre, Princes Street, which is located off Cowley Road.                     The first meeting will be on Monday 7th October at 6-8pm.                                                           From 6-7pm  I will share the many correspondence OACC has received and discuss our campaign to end Police-related violence which …