We close Black History Month with a personal story as Amandla Thomas-Johnson remembers his grandmother Adwina Miriam Johnson’s life, achievements and creativity in the face of obstacles Read More
At the start of Black History Month, Nels Abbey argues that white depictions of Jesus are an import tool for white supremacy. Read More
From slavery to African American WW2 GIs, Louisa Adjoa Parker delves into black histories from South West England
Films by and about people of colour make a mark at the 61st edition of the capital’s celebration of cinema Read More
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
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
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