As the world’s focus is fixed on
the Amazon, Bloomberg reported there were near 7000 fires in Angola and circa 3400 in DR Congo alone, compared to the 2100 the international community were witnessing in the Amazon at the time of going to press.
ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS –
A FAVOURITE PHOTO OF THE YEAR
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with a doting family all admiring Master Archie Mountbatten-Windsor who is seventh in line to the throne.
MOTOWN AT 60 1959 – 2019
Never to be forgotten: 1965 The Temptations, The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, Martha and The Vandellas, The Supres, Smokey Robinson at EMI in London for the UK launch of the Tamla Motown label.
The beat and unique sound lives on!
SANDALS FOUNDATION JAMAICA 10TH ANNIVERSARY
The popular resort for couples’ charity arm gives back to the communities through Ocean Conservation, Women Empowerment and Reading Programmes. The projects supported by the Sandals Foundation across the Caribbean to
date are valued at more than $58 million USD and have helped more than 850,000 people across the Caribbean.
NEW DAUGHTERS OF AFRICA AND NOW ‘THE MARGARET BUSBY NEW DAUGHTERS OF AFRICA AWARD’
This new generation of writers have waived their fees from the groundbreaking book to support a project that will provide scholarships for women from Africa to study in the UK at SOAS. A collaboration between the publishers, Myriad Editions and SOAS, these anthologies continue to attract unprecedented interest. A brainchild of editor Margaret Busby OBE, Britain’s first Black female book publisher is shown here. She says ” The really exciting and heartwarming part of it all is the award.”
No not agriculture, but a term used to describe a system of private fostering whereby West African children were
sent to live with and be raised by white working class families in the UK. This new film, showcased at the BFI at the S.O.U.L. (Screening Our Unseen Lives) Black Film Festival is a disturbing yet revealing picture of the psychological and physical impact. It is estimated that 70 percent of Nigerian children who grew up in the UK without their parents were Farmed.
The Magazines were so popular that we were “sold out” (figuratively speaking) from news stands, Evening Standard and the BCA amongst other distributers in the first week of Black History Month 2019.