December 19, 2020.Reading time 2 minutes.
Thanks to the Nubian Jak Community Trust another two* national heritage plaques have been erected. This time to honour the once celebrated but often forgotten Trinidadian pianist Winnifred Atwell who shot to fame in the 1950s with her fusion of ragtime, boogie-woogie and classical music. An alumna of the Royal Academy of Music, she was […]
December 18, 2020.Reading time 2 minutes.
Rural life in wartime Britain movie clips often omit Black faces but this little girl was an exception. Archived footage shows the little Black girl, jolly as ever, being crowned Queen of the May alongside her colleagues beaming and wearing a beautiful dress as she is presented to the judges during the Spring Festival. Who […]
December 15, 2020.Reading time less than 1 minute.
An Editions Lifestyle Black History Month Publication. Xmas 2020! In stores while stocks last. 15th December 2020
December 6, 2020.Reading time 1 minute.
And not a day too soon! Black owned brand Sheer Chemistry ladies tights is now available from five key John Lewis stores. An Editions Lifestyle favourite, there is a shade to suit every woman of colour. Founder and CEO Tahlia Gray says: “We have come a long way…and this is a win for […]
December 2, 2020.Reading time 2 minutes.
By Joy Sigaud Every now and then we have to remind ourselves of some of the power brokers within the community and Black History Month provides the perfect platform. Following on from our series in the October 2020 magazine we highlight young Joshua. Joshua Beckford, child prodigy was born in Britain of Nigerian descent and is […]
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