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UK Event: Radiate Windrush London Festival 2018

Wanda Nation brings you ‘Radiate Windrush’, a Cosmopolitan Afro Arts festival in London to actually celebrate the Windrush 70 Anniversary & Black Culture in []

JUMP OFF UK DEBATE: IS THE N-WORD USED TOO FREELY? (YOUNG, BLACK, BRITISH AND CLEARLY LOST)

*rubs temples* There is no point in featuring young black British folk in debates of this nature when they clearly don’t know their history or much else when it comes to the subject matter of race/heritage.   The black man who speaks at the start and says the word ‘nigger’ “doesn’t mean what it used to mean and doesn’t have the same impact”  needs a damn wake up call.  The type of wake up call that will make it CRYSTAL CLEAR to him []

FILM TRAILER: THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY

The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. …. Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American baseball player who became the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era.[1] Robinson broke the baseball colour line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first black man to play in the major leagues since the []

BLACK LONDON’S FILM HERITAGE – CURATORIAL AND EXHIBITION PROJECT CALLING FOR MATERIALS!

Black London’s Film Heritage has embarked on a search for material about Black London life from pre/post war years to the mid-1990’s for a programme that will be launched in March 2011. The project is inviting submissions from any London Borough archive, film and community organisations or individuals holding film material which depicts an African-Caribbean presence in London. To be considered for inclusion in this project, submissions for previewing will be accepted on all formats, but preferably digital or VHS tape. Films []

UK TV: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA

Tune in to BBC Four tonight and watch the documentary Lost Kingdoms Of Africa, a four-part series in which British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa’s most important kingdoms. Click HERE to read more. Lost Kingdoms Of Africa. BBC Four, 9pm tonight (January 5th). Why is this documentary not being aired on BBC 1???