Black History Month 2020 EDITIONS® Lifestyle Magazine is Out Now! Read Here

Click to read  The magazine: available in selected major supermarkets.  A big thank you to our readers and supporters. We have been informed by the supermarkets that the uptake was  100% within the first few days of Black History Month 2020.  If you missed it  you can read it here

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The Finest Coffee From Jamaica available in UK

Sponsored  Jamaica’s Blue Mountains are famous for their first class Coffee afforded by the micro-climate of this beautiful region. Royal Blue Mountain Coffee is sustainably sourced and manufactured and is now available in the UK.  Terike Mitchell writes:   Historically, the British public have had a love affair with drinking tea however coffee is increasingly […]

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Small Axe Series Review ‘Lovers Rock’

Eagerly anticipated the Small Axe mini series set the tone for what seemed a promising depiction of important aspects of West Indian community life in the UK. Mangrove was a good start, informative and with many facts highlighting the tribulations and victimisation faced by the growing Afro-Caribbean population in the UK by the early 70s.  […]

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New Curatorial Director for the Serpentine Gallery

The Serpentine has appointed Yesomi Umolu as Director of Curatorial Affairs and Public Practice. A new position created in an effort to centre its audience experience and civi engagement enabling their programmes to be more inclusive. The Serpentine already leads with a diverse array of important exhibitors from a global pool and Yesomi’s impressive international  […]

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Schools: Hackney Celebrates Black History in the Curriculum.

A new interactive  poster has been designed to  complement Hackney’s recent introduction of the Black history curriculum.  Hackney’s Diverse Curriculum – The Black Contribution has seen 480+ schools nationwide sign up in just under a month. The curriculum  has been developed by teachers and council staff, with a nine week lesson plan for any age […]

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Black Unity for All African Diasporas, The road to our success WEBINAR

  Join the debate with  Black History experts and panel guests: Charmaine Simpson, Lavinya Stennett, Robin Walker, Dele Ogun and Apeika Umalu On Thursday 26th November Elo Akin and Natasha Antoine will host a Black Unity, Shared History event encompassing Africa, the UK, the Caribbean, South and North America. The programme includes: What have we […]

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Small Axe: Black Film Miniseries by Steve McQueen

The first film from Steve McQueen’s highly anticipated Small Axe will premiere on BBC One and iPlayer on Sunday 15th November at 9pm. The five original films that make up the Small Axe collection by Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe-winning filmmaker, Steve McQueen will air weekly on the BBC’s heartland channel. Set from the […]

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Report: Black People, Racism & Human Rights – Covid 19

The latest report published by the House of Lords and the House of Commons   Joint Committee on Human Rights. This is the section on Covid-19 and the impact on the Black Community    The impact of Covid-19 on the Black community has been disproportionately severe. According to research by Public Health England the highest rates […]

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Paulette Wilson Award Acceptance Speeches

By Joy Sigaud   The first annual Windrush Caribbean Film Festival came to a close this weekend. Coinciding with Remembrance Sunday, screenings and discussion panels took place throughout the day culminating in the Awards Ceremony which this year had to be virtual in accordance with Covid-19 national lockdown rules. The new Paulette Wilson award, so […]

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Lambeth Libraries – What’s On! – November 2020

Sponsored Black History Month A celebration of history, arts, literature and film A guide to events in Lambeth – November 2020   Lambeth Libraries Black History Month November Programme 2020 The Space Between Black and White with Esuantsiwa Jane Goldsmith Tuesday 10 November, 7pm Online event:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/125315840051 Join Esuantsiwa Jane Goldsmith to discuss her memoir […]

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Kamala Harris A New Dawn Joe Biden A New Hope in Both!

By Joy Sigaud   A new day has dawned in America, a beacon,  bringing a new unexpected hope to millions across the globe. Millions of Black people have witnessed their people gunned down, persecuted in broad daylight, suffered systemic racism and racial injustices that for so long have been swept under the carpet as swiftly […]

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British West Indies Regiment – Remembrance Day 2020 Military Awards plus film HERO.

By Joy Sigaud As more and more information comes to light about the sheer number of African and Caribbean soldiers who fought and served in World War 2, not least to  mention African-American soldiers it is not surprising that the desire to erect further monuments is gaining momentum as the few remaining with us to […]

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Windrush Caribbean Film Festival going from strength to strength

Launched to coincide with Black History Month, the Windrush Caribbean Film Festival (WCFF)  is well under way. If you missed any of the films and Q & A audience participation find our more here. Set to become an annual fixture the WCFF is gaining momentum with a panel of experts discussing relevant issues around the films […]

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The Black Heroes of WW1 and WW2

By A Prisoner in HMP Birmingham Thanks to the wonderful distribution network, Editions Lifestyle Magazine has reached many people including prisoners at HMP Birmingham and inspired by Black History Month we are publishing verbatim a story he wrote about Black people who served in the Great War and World War 2. On the 4th August […]

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BBBA Awards 2020 Winners

The BBBAwards (Black British Business Awards, are the only premium awards programme to celebrate both the exceptional performance and outstanding achievements of black professionals and entrepreneurs in global, small and medium enterprises operating in Great Britain.  Segun Osuntokun, Managing Partner at top 20 international law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) London Office, has been […]

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