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Dido Elizabeth Belle, daughter of a Royal Navy officer and a West Indian slave, known as Maria Belle – with Lady Elizabeth Murray. Image: English Heritage
Nov 2020

Hidden Histories of London’s Black Women

A new study into the history of Black and Asian women in the City of London sheds important light on the lives of 160 people who inhabited and worked in the city centuries ago. The City of London Corporation research paper, Black and Asian Women in the City of London 1600-1860, draws on parish and court […]

Ottobah Cugoano, also known as John Stuart
Nov 2020

Blue plaque for anti-slavery campaigner Ottobah Cugoano

Recognition of 18th-century pioneer on London building is earliest for a black person

Nov 2020

Africa Is Bleeding: Civil Unrest Across The Continent

Western greed, corruption, religious conflict and attacks on civil liberties have been captured for the world to see

Nov 2020

Education: A Double-Edged Sword

Engaging in systems of whiteness simultaneously results in economic advancement and cultural limitations

Nov 2020

It Must be an Accident: Sexual Assault in Kenya

The first time I was groped was by a stranger, a hand that ‘accidentally’ brushed my left breast

Nov 2020

A Shared Identity in Migration: Lasting Cultural Legacies

Migration is a human activity driven by choice and often by factors like economic hardship

Nov 2020

Nigerian Women’s Role in the #EndSARS Movement

In a country where feminists are often rebuked, called cultists and witches, women continue to fight

Nov 2020

The World’s Most Liveable City: But Conditions Apply

Vienna has taken its first step on the way to becoming the world’s most liveable city for all people

Nov 2020

A Review of the 2020 Black British Theatre Awards

The event ended as it begun on a high note, a spectacular display of black creative excellence

Professionalism Is a Relic of White Supremacist Work Culture
Nov 2020

Professionalism Is a Relic of White Supremacist Work Culture

Remote working allows Black women to be free and get work done

Nov 2020

Marcus Rashford Teams Up With Burberry To Support Youth Centres

Footballer publishes letter to his 10-year-old self to encourage people ‘to dream

Oct 2020

#BHM Mekatitlili wa Menza: Kenyan Prophet and Warrior – Part 2

Mekatilili like many anti-colonial heroes, occupies a venerated space in Kenya’s public memory