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Making History with Black Heroes – JD Douglas Sets the Record Straight

Black History Month is upon us. So many events, so much history. One event worth noting is a talk given by JD Douglas on the history of the stage production ‘Black Heroes’. The spectacular theatrical production broke all records and influenced so many theatrical performances to follow. JD Douglas, one of the Creators, was there …

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Africa Utopia Festival – Celebrating the Vibrancy and Energy of African Culture at the Southbank Centre

Review by Mbeke Waseme Africa Utopia – the 52 countries in one of the most disparate and diverse continents in a perfect state.  That is what we want! The 2019 African Utopia took place at London Southbank in collaboration with Indaba X. It was opened by Kojo Annan, the son of the former UN Secretary …

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It’s Africa Utopia Time Again at The Southbank Centre

Preview by Mbeke Waseme During September 13th-15th 2019, the Africa Utopia Festival is where an explosion of African films, literature, music, fashion and cultural debates take place at the Southbank Centre in London Black Sheep is the Oscar-nominated documentary which begins with the murder of Damilola Taylor.  Cornelius Walker lived in the same area and …

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Show Stopping Fashion from Award Winning Bespoke Tailor and Designer, Kwame Koranteng

B By Mercy Francis It was a breath taking fashion show from Kwame Koranteng, the Ghanaian born designer, showing his latest collection, appropriately in time for the holiday season, entitled the Savannah collection. The show took place at the prestigious Tiger restaurant in the heart of London’s West End. Kwame is an award-winning fashion legend …

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