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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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World Afro Day – A Celebration of Triumphant African Hair Stories

Did you know there is a World Afro Day? A day of celebration when people of African heritage, all over the world, rejoice and take pride in their natural hair. Since 2017, the annual event has received official endorsement from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.  Now in its fourth …

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Register for The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture’s First Global Interactive Virtual Event hosted and sponsored by Hogan Lovells

  The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture Black Lives Matter: Drive Change Through Everyday Inclusion Where are we with Black Lives Matter? How can everyday inclusion help us move the needle? Hogan Lovells and The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation are joining forces once again to celebrate UK Black History Month, Global Diversity Awareness …

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The Story of Norman Busigu and his Meteoric Rise to Young Leadership 

As part of our series on exceptional Black men, it’s exciting to feature a young man whose talents and accomplishments in both the arts and legal sector are drawing him attention and accolades wherever he goes.  It’s hard not to notice Norman Busigu, a young man, who has squeezed more into his life by the …

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Presenting Bright Futures 4 All – An Educational Service Delivering Learning with Compassion

Introduction by Richard Liston Karen Bryson (pictured below) is an Educationalist and BBC-trained broadcast journalist. After a fifteen-year career in the media, she re-trained as a teacher and taught across the higher, further, secondary and primary education sectors before taking up leadership roles in education as a consultant. She holds a QTS (Qualified Teachers Status) …

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One in Eight Employees in UK has Taken Time off Work for Stress in Last Year

89% of UK employees have suffered from workplace stress that is deemed as excessive, affecting their mental health Conducted by the Dolan Contractor Group, experts in contractor payroll and accountancy, the Stress in the Workplace study gathered responses from employees of 140 companies across the UK. Respondents were asked about the causes of what was deemed ‘excessive …

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An Evening of Joyful Verse in Praise of Dyslexia and Diversity

They certainly were amazing. All the writers who performed at the ‘Evening of Spoken Word’ at the Glass Box Theatre in Gillingham on 16th October 2019. Headlining the group of talented artists was the outstanding Lemn Sissay MBE, the award winning poet, playwright, broadcaster and wonderful raconteur. The event celebrated and raised awareness of Dyslexia …

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Thabiso Sekgala: A Close Up View of Contemporary South Africa at the Hayward Gallery, London

The images are stark revealing abandoned spaces. Large horizons inhabited by a solitary figure at the forefront look directly at you capturing the gaze of the photographer. In some pictures derelict buildings or colourful homesteads are portrayed. Most of the images have one thing in common; the vast South African landscapes both urban and rural …

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