Art doesn’t have the privilege of looking on as everyone else struggles: London’s Bush Theatre re-opens with Black Lives, Black Words

by Zahra Dalilah When Madani Younis stepped into the role of Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre in 2012, he became the first person of colour to run a theatre building in London’s history. Under no illusions as to just how radically things were changing, Younis began laying the foundations for what in 2017 has… Read More

Writing and Reading While Black. Lessons learned.

by Shannon Barber I spotted this article “You can’t do that! Stories have to be about White people”  on tumblr a week or so ago and have been ruminating about it. No seriously go read it. I also highly recommend watching the attached video but you can do that when you’re done here. Now let me… Read More

Introducing AFROELLA: A Blaxploitation Comic with a little added ‘Fro

by Gemma Bedeau Afroella is a Glyph Award nominated comic book series from writer Gemma Bedeau and artist Lee Fenton-Wilkinson who together form the dynamic duo Kromatron Comics. Afroella is inspired by a love of 1960s sci-fi, rocket ships, robots and giant monsters then sprinkled with an appreciation for Blaxploitation and cheeky pop culture references.… Read More