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Black Sunflowers Poetry Press – A Celebration of Women’s Voices on International Women’s Day 2021

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March 2021, Diversity Business pays tribute to a new collection of women’s poetry from Black Sunflowers Poetry Press. Published on 14th February 2021, the collection rejoices in the voices of women from around the world. Morgan Christie is one of the authors.  In the interview below, she …

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Creative Goddess from the African Diaspora – In conversation with Artist and Filmmaker Amanda Holiday

AMANDA HOLIDAY Artist & filmmaker Amanda Holiday was born in Sierra Leone and came to live in the UK at the age of five. She completed a degree in Fine Art at Wimbledon School of Art before moving into film and scriptwriting – directing a number of short experimental films for the Arts Council, BFI …

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More Lockdown Arts and Entertainment from the London Southbank’s Online Programme ‘Inside Out’

The London Southbank’s Centre has extended a second season of its successful multi arts online programme ‘Inside Out’. Audiences will not be disappointed with a top line up of international artists and diverse events. From music, to literature, to the spoken word, the second season, launched 24 January until 6 May 2021, promises to entertain …

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Heralding a New Era of Growth and Prosperity for Black Businesses

Opinion and Review by Mercy Gilbert. Promoting excellence in black businesses is now needed more than ever. In a year when being Black and male attracted heightened attention, after the death of George Floyd made global headlines and sparked a sense of solidarity within Black communities. The outrage was also triggered by the ill treatment …

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Fadzai Mwakutuya, gives her Perspective on Life as an Artist in Scotland and UK – What she Describes as ‘An Aliens View of the World.’

  The Covid 19 storm has hit society in many different ways. Some communities have experienced greater tidal waves than others.  Fadzai Mwakutuya, a Zimbabwean artist living in the Scottish Highlands in the UK, gives her perspective of the Covid tempest. Despite the pandemic, she found ways to reach out to new audiences, invigorating her …

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Deconstructing The Purpose of Power By Alicia Garza, Co-Creator of Black Lives Matter

Alicia Garza , the Co-Creator of the Black Lives Matter movement wrote her new book ‘The Purpose of Power’ to give her followers an insiders view of how to make change happen.  “People only see the protests,” she said in an online interview with radio presenter Leah Davis, screened as part of the Southbank Centre’s …

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Black History Month Concludes with Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq; In Conversation on the Power of Inclusion and her Career to Success

On the last day of Black History Month 2020, it’s an honour to pay tribute to the extraordinary achievements of Dr Miranda Brawn. Her portfolio career includes Lawyer, Diversity Leader Pioneer, Board Advisor, Finance, Technology and Regulatory Expert, Success Coach, Mentor, Media Contributor, Author, Executive Producer and as well as International Motivational Speaker. She is …

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Southbank Centre Presents Black Lives Matter Co-Creator, Alicia Garza, in Conversation on The Purpose of Power .

It has become more than a hashtag. Certainly in 2020 The Black Lives Matter campaign reached every corner of the globe, when images of the brutal murder of George Floyd by US police officers outraged viewers all over the world.  In the UK the campaign prompted the removal of a statue memorializing the slave trader, …

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The Southbank Presents : Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors

Organisers of Black History Month activities this year, are being forced to be creative with their events.  None more so than the organisers of the Southbank’s exhibition of Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors. The exhibition has been placed outside in the open air by the Southbank popular riverside promenade ‘The Queen’s Walk’  …

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YOU HIDE ME!: 50 YEARS ON – from the June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive

YOU HIDE ME!: 50 YEARS ON October 7 | October 20 | October 29 | November 10 In 1970 Ghanaian filmmaker Nii Kwate Owoo managed to enter the British Museum to make this short film about the valuable African artefacts held there. His film is held in the June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive (JGPACA), …

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