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Coming soon to Medway – Black Heroes of Kent Live!

  Medway African and Caribbean Association launches its first major event under the Black History Live initiative, made possible by money raised by National Lottery players. ‘Black Heroes of Kent’ is a dramatization of Black life in Kent during the 19th and 20th century  This is a landmark theatrical production, a world premiere, and the first of …

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A Chance to Uncover Family Histories at Diversity House WW1 & Africa Workshop

As part of the continuing programme to ‘break the myths’ and raise awareness of the vital contribution of Africa in World War One, Diversity House is delighted to be hosting a workshop on, “World War One & Africa; Micro – Nations of War; Family and Personal Stories’ at Kent County Council in Maidstone on 27th …

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Miss Hairipy’s Enterprising Day

Charlene Cumberbatch also known as ‘Miss Hairipy’, founded her vegan hair care business out of disappointment at the lack of organic African hair care products. Like most businesses, it started out as hobby but as family and friends kept pleading for more Hairipy products, she realised she had a brand worth developing. In this journal, …

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Sonia’s Story So Far – An Action Packed Adventure to International Stardom!

Sonia Poleon is an International Best Seller, an Award Winning Business Woman and the liveliest Presenter of a Radio and TV show on two different continents. Yes, you read that right, two different continents. Her life story reads like an action packed novel on how to achieve entrepreneurial success. So here in her own words, …

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“We Look after Our Own’ – Dispelling Myths on End of Life Care Services for Black and Ethnic Minorities

At a seminar to gather views on Palliative Care and End of Life Care Services from Black and Ethnic Minority communities hosted by Greenwich University in Medway, Dr Carlos Moreno Leguizamon, Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care and Dr David Smith, Principal Lecturer in Sociology found that taboos and cultural beliefs surrounding death and dying …

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The Sounds and Inspiration that Make Up Mel’s World

    Melanie Thompson is a very talented lady with so many strings to her bow. An accomplished musician and singer/songwriter with a new album on its way; She’s the founder and business owner of a beauty and hair care product and avid lifestyle blogger and You Tuber; not to mention a wife and mother …

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Angela Steele – A Whirlwind Force in the Construction Industry

When Angela Steele started in the construction industry way back in the nineties, winning an award for Construction Excellence was certainly not on the cards. Particularly since she was a young black woman from a London inner city, with no qualifications and no concrete plans of where she wanted to take her life. But then …

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