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On Saturday 14 October, the iconic Fireworks Factory, Woolwich, came alight with an array of Caribbean inspired activities for ‘75 Ways to Celebrate Windrush75 in Just One Day’. The event was a celebration of the rich cultural heritage and artistic talents of the Windrush generation and their descendants. From the cultural market, where attendees could purchase vibrant textiles,
The celebrated stage and screen actor Joseph Marcell received the 2022 Sam Wanamaker Award in London before a packed audience on the Shakespeare Globe in London. The Sam Wanamaker Award was established by Shakespeare Glove in 1994 to celebrate work which has increased the understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare, and which has a similar
By Flora Masika David Bowie was recognised for his ability to create wonder so far and yet so vivid from the world we live in. As fans, we could dive into multi-coloured lifetimes during his shows or escape to dream-like scenarios through his words. But other than simply listening to his music repeatedly,
The Exhibition – ‘PerAnkh – The June Givanni PanAfrican Cinema Archive’ opens at Raven Row, London, 15th April – 4th June 2023
The exhibition entitled ‘PerAnkh – The June Givanni PanAfrican Cinema Archive’ (JGPACA) opened on 15th April 2023 with a screening of the 1992 film Hyènes [Hyenas] by Senegalese director Djibril Diop Mambéty. The film was introduced by the curator June Givanni and composer and musician Wasis Diop, the brother of the director and
Black History Month Celebrates the 7th Annual Lecture of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation
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By Flora Kambona Witnessing Baaba Maal perform at the Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre in London was an enjoyable form of escapism for all in the auditorium. The Grace Jones Summer Meltdown hosted musical legend Baaba Maal on the 18th June 2022. It was his first performance after 13 years and Maal moved the
JD Douglas meets The Worshipful, the Mayor, Cllr Elizabeth Baptiste of the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
Two weeks ago, a photograph of a woman wearing red mayoral robes and an even brighter smile kept popping up on my WhatsApp. Everyone I knew seems to be sending the same un-captioned photo with the words, St Lucian Mayor. No name, no citation, no date. Then the telephone calls started with even faster regularity.
Hailing from the Ivory Coast in West Africa, Eugenie Tano is a bilingual cyber security & social media expert. Recently she put her skills to good use by launching the online business ‘Afrisellnet’. Eugenie has big plans for the business. Read more about how she intends to achieve a global platform in the interview. You
In Conversation with Ekow Eshun at the Southbank Centre To say he is the man of literature at the moment would be an understatement. His latest book, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, is listed on America’s Black History month highly recommended list. His third book which came out in 2014, won him the Man Booker