Hush! Do Not Weep – Happy Black History Month America

HUSH! Did Rachel Weep for her children? Yes, Who wept for me? Hush, the day has dawned Hush, are these the lost of Africa? Hush! Lost! Never! We are easily identifiable No matter how diluted So hush, Let your heart not weep   How many prophets have we had How many slain? Hush, let your […]

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Editions Lifestyle Black History Month Magazine – 2019/2020 Issue Black History, Lifestyle, Original Stories & More Read Here…

 LEADING THE WAY TO A BETTER FUTURE CELEBRATING THE PAST  HAPPY YEAR ROUND READING! Fresh! Inspiring! Uplifting! Unique! These are just some of the words used by our readers to describe the new and original Editions Lifestyle Black History Month Magazine! The first in a series of publications from Editions Media Limited . Black History […]

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Frederick Douglass’ Narrative…Book Review

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave is a must read for those who wish to begin to understand or contemplate the life of a slave in the 18th Century Americas. Born  around 1817/1818 Frederick Douglass was himself enslaved for twenty years. Whilst conditions varied somewhat throughout the southern states of America,  […]

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The Global Dispersion of the African People

By Joy Sigaud   Anyone who has had their DNA tested will have noticed groups of people carrying the same DNA in far fetched regions. How did this come to be one would ask oneself? A Tongan ancestor? It may well be the case as our ancestry is so diverse that nothing is impossible nor […]

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Artist Faith Ringgold Brings An American Story to London

The editor of Editions Lifestyle magazine chatted with the outstanding Faith Ringgold at the launch of her exhibition at The Serpentine Gallery in June. As the exhibition comes to a close Editions Lifestyle remembers her legacy. Her works are haunting. One has to stop and deliberate over the detail of every piece to understand the […]

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UK-African Investment Summit in London

Prime Minister Boris Johnson today hosted, for the first time ever, the largest gathering of African Heads of State and key business figures for a summit to promote African-UK collaboration. The UK has long partnered with various African countries, primarily English speaking, but today saw the diversity of the continent come together with countries participating […]

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Poem: Long Ago and Far Away

J. Sigaud is a British writer of Jamaican and a very mixed heritage, pick a few: African, Scottish, German, Indian, English, Irish.  She writes short stories on everyday themes;  things embedded in our subconscious yet pertinent and real. She also advocates the teaching of Black History in Schools and calls for accuracy and careful planning […]

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Editions Lifestyle Highlights of the Decade

It’s the International Decade for people of African Descent and we have certainly made waves in so many areas. We’ve seen a campaign for an increase in diversity begin to come to fruition in many sectors with more Black faces in the mainstream media than ever before, not to mention heads of corporations with almost […]

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Amina Mohammed – Winner of the Global Citizen World Leader Prize – Deputy Secretary-General of the UN writes exclusively for Editions Lifestyle

By Joy Sigaud.  On the eve of the Global Citizens Awards, well deserved winner of the Global Citizen World Leader Prize,  Amina J Mohammed of British/ Nigerian descent also listed in Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women is aptly placed to discuss sustainable goals for women worldwide.  A shining beacon of hope for many, not the […]

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BUCHI EMECHETA – Goldsmith’s Pays Homage to Nigerian-British Author

London was a bleak and lonely place for many Black immigrants in the 1950s and ’60s and for a single African woman with five children to support would have been unimaginable for most. Here,  writer and founder of Borders Literature, Olatoun Gabi-Williams expands on the life and works of Buchi Emecheta and how through sheer […]

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The Growing Digital Market in the Black Community. What is Afrotech!

  For those who missed it or haven’t quite grasped the concept yet, Editions Lifestyle gives an overview of the significance and growing movement of digital technology in the Black digital sector.  Afrotech was founded in Oakland California by Black tech experts for the huge Black digital industry which is relevant in almost every area […]

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Black Cultural Archives – A Legacy

By Arike Oke.  Extract from Editions Lifestyle Black History Month Magazine 2019   CEO of the BCA Arike Oke updates us on the purpose and poignance of the Black Cultural Archives institution. Following the successful Windrush Exhibition and National Windrush Day celebrations on site.  With a new injection of funds BCA are looking to the […]

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