Black histories aren’t all urban: tales from the West Country

From slavery to African American WW2 GIs, Louisa Adjoa Parker delves into black histories from South West England

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More Than Melanin: A Film Series on Black Experiences

While schools may mark Black History Month, it is important to remember that we cannot rely on them to teach us about black history.

There are other avenues, resources and people that can provide us with an abundance of knowledge, particularly during this month.

One example is Filmmaker and founder of Visionnary Arts, Troy James Aidoo who to mark Black History Month has created a short film series titled More Than Melanin. Read More

Our History Is Richer Than Human Zoos and Enslavement

by Jesse Bernard I’m sure like myself, those of you who are against Exhibit B were happy to learn that further shows at the The Barbican Centre have been cancelled, as of Tuesday ‘after a huge, short sharp and a dynamic campaign‘. Unfortunately, the media coverage of the cancellation indicates that much work is still… Read More

The Black History of Rock

by Shane Thomas I have something of a beef with the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards. It’s a common complaint during this time of year. However, my bugbear has nothing to do with the canard that the awards ceremony is racist. You can set your watch to the, “MOBO’s! Where’s the equality?! What about… Read More