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Lola Atobatele – Powerful Woman

Lola is the founder of BLACK CHIBIS. AFFORDABLE  BLACK  TOYS  ON  TREND. Our  mission  is  to  sell  inexpensive  black toys  to  little  boys  and  girls.  Blackchibis are the UKs number one for cheap   black toys and games with tracked and  signed delivery  from £3.95 or above.  We  are  based  in  London, United Kingdom. Shop the …

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Beatrice Ngalula Kabutakapua – Powerful Woman

HOW DID I GET INTO STORYTELLING COACHING For a long time I hated being under the spotlight: I didn’t think my story mattered. Until my decennial career in media started to feel purposeless and un-authentic. I have created two businesses trying to help others but nothing clicked because I didn’t allow myself to be me …

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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 …

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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 …

Black Women in Europe™

UK: Nominations now open for the 2021 Community Integration Awards

The aim of the 2021 Community Integration Awards in the United Kingdom is to recognise the inspirational ways in which migrant, refugee and ‘settled’ communities are coming together to support each other during the COVID-19 pandemic. Do you know a project or initiative in your area which has strengthened integration and brought different parts of the community together, including …

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 …

Clara Amfo

Clara Amfo-British radio and television presenter and voice-over artist.

Clara Amfo is best known for her 10am -1pm BBC Radio 1 show, and it’s world famous Live Lounge slot. Clara’s show has seen her interview the world’s most prolific artists from Jay-Z, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams to name but a few.  She was also the host of the iconic BBC Radio 1 …

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 …

UK Black History Month

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 …

UK Black History Month

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

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

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

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 …