‘Transforming the Black Experience: Addressing Anti Blackness in Higher Education’

Wednesday 6th June 2018, 65.30 PM – 9:00 PM @ Khalili Lecture Theatre, Main Building, SOAS University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG The SOAS Black Staff and Students’ Forum will be holding a forum on the Black experience in Higher Education. The aims of this are to address the issues of anti-blackness in Higher Education, create a strong…

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‘Structural Racism: A British African Caribbean Perspective’ by Dr Gloria Gordon

Saturday 16th June 2018, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM @ London South Bank University, 90 London Road, London SE1 6LN Racism remains entrenched in British society as an ongoing legacy of slavery. The session draws on the newly emergent British African Caribbean (BAC) perspective to offer theoretical insights on how racism has been institutionalised in…

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“20 Questions and Answers on Black Europe” with Professor Stephen Small

Thursday 17th  May 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM @ Birmingham City University, Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD Professor Stephen Small, of African American Studies at University of California, Berkely, will be launching his new book ’20 Questions and Answers on Black Europe’. The book puts Black people in Europe at the centre of…

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** UNMISSABLE ** A 3-PART BBC DOCUMENTARY SERIES: “A MURDER THAT CHANGED A NATION” – Remembering Stephen Lawrence

Tuesday 17th, Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th April 2018 on BBC One @ 9:00 PM The programme will examine one of the most famous cases of 20th century Britain, the murder of 18-year-old black student, Stephen Lawrence by a group of white teenage boys April 22 1993. What followed was one of the longest, most…

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“STAND UP TO RACISM – NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION” 

The UN’s ‘International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination’ was inaugurated in 1966 to commemorate the 1960 Sharpeville massacre which saw 69 anti-apartheid protesters killed and 178 wounded for taking to the streets against the regime’s racist pass laws.

In commemorating the massacre, the UN General Assembly called on all world states and organizations to participate in a program of action to combat racism and racial discrimination.

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Social Commentary No. 6 “Why Hollywood’s Obsession with Whitewashing is the Ultimate act of Betrayal”

I find it truly disingenuous and an egregious act of woeful ignorance, that at the start of Black History Month in the US, the image of the Black woman is still being erased and replaced! If like me, you are fed-up with racially-insensitive miscasting, keep reading and let me know your views below… Lauded for…

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