Feb 2022

Thandiwe Newton’s performative apology is steeped in an identity crisis we helped create

Being lighter-skinned does have certain privileges, and we all know why. But what about personal integrity?
Jan 2022

Even in death, you can’t escape racist backhand remarks

The ‘Pharaoh of Fabulosity’ was a flamboyant, towering Queer Black man
Jan 2022

A New Standard of Beauty or Tokenistic Mannequins?

‘Reverse Bleaching’. ‘Black Skin Porn’. How the fetishisation of dark skinned Black Women has become a trend
Nov 2021

Art X Lagos Stages a Triumphant Return: The only physical Art Fair on the African Continent since 2020

The 6th edition its largest to date, brought together 30 leading international galleries from 15 countries around the world to present work in a hybrid exhibition
Nov 2021

TikTok Introduces new Black Creator Trailblazers Programme

A new initiative designed to nurture and develop 30 talented, emerging Black creators, musicians and artists
Nov 2021

Common Threads: Black and Asian British Women’s Writing International Conference

Call for Papers: We welcome submissions from academics, postgraduate and early career researchers, teachers, publishers and literary activists
Nov 2021

Afrofuturism, Mysticism and Climate Justice

Visual meditations on the environmental crisis in the Niger Delta raising urgent questions around environmental degradation, to coincide with the UNs COP26
Nov 2021

British-Ghanaian poet Dzifa Benson announced as winner of the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship

Her work covers topics including Black Women’s bodies and sex, the impact of Britain’s colonialist past on its future, and the Black British experience
Oct 2021

This is the Canon: Decolonize Your Bookshelves in 50 Books

The book celebrates the diverse experiences of writers and their creations across the globe, seeking to disrupt white-dominated ‘required reading’ collections
Oct 2021

Black Female-Led Studio Challenges the Entertainment Industry With New Funding Source

Niche On Demand use creativity and capital as a tool to enable storytelling and to preserve Black history – Ownership is the fastest route to equity
Oct 2021

A Love Letter to Black People: The Outsiders’ by Simon Frederick

Over six episodes, we witness young Black visionaries take the helm in telling their own stories
Oct 2021

BFI London Film Festival: Six Screening’s You Don’t Want To Miss!

A vibrant programme of 159 feature films from around the world will screen to audiences in cinemas across London and UK-wide