Africans in India – The Forgotten Tribe

J. Sigaud African Migration the Slave Route Project continued… India ‘Elite’ Slavery Africans were trafficked and enslaved almost over the entire world and you find their descendants today from the deep dense jungles of India to the plains of Montana. Some have assimilated into societies so they are not necessarily easily identifiable as Africans, whilst […]

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Editions Lifestyle Magazines and Newsletters – Black History Month

EDITIONS LIFESTYLE Black History Month Magazine is unique and it’s out!  Always leading the way with original ideas and content, created to inspire, inform and uplift, once again our latest Edition magazines were “sold out” within days of hitting the news stands in Tesco’s Sainsbury’s Asda and Morrisons. This year we had a higher distribution with […]

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Africa Outside – Hush!

Africa Outside 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, […]

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What’s On! Black History Month 2020

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2020  Events – live, interactive or virtual, films, theatre, courses, talks, walks – Something for everyone and more…   ETHIOPIAN WORLD FEDERATION INCORPORATED LOCAL 3 NEGUSA NEGAST UNVEILING OF A BLUE PLAQUE IN UNITY WITH NUBIAN JAK COMMUNITY TRUST Mon 2nd NOV 2020 12—2PM via zoom link To attend register here ***************** Online […]

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About the Editor & Founder Joy Sigaud

  She speaks 3 languages, though a little rusty in some now by her own admission,   and has a longstanding history in publishing which began in 1979, after a short stint with Times Newspapers and then as Special Projects Manager for Africa’s leading business magazine at that time. She went on to publish her own […]

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The Story of Windrush Signed by Scholastic UK Publishers

Self-publisher Kandace Chimbri’s popular title The Story of Windrush has been acquired by Scholastic UK Childrens book publishers with two new titles expected in 2021.  Editions  reviewed this popular and informative book in June 2020. Beautifully illustrated, this little hardback remains a popular choice and the new edition is out now to coincide with Black History […]

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Honour Past Public Servants including Teachers and Nurses – Message

Joy Sigaud writes Time For Change! Prime Minister Boris Johnson agrees that Black history is the history of the United Kingdom.  Without acknowledging this crucial fact, our learning is incomplete. Whilst we welcome this,  we look forward to seeing the agenda for change that  the recently formed Commission for Race and Ethnic Disparities is designed […]

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Slavery: 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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Windrush and Politics – The story so far

Arthur Torrington of The Windrush Foundation summarises the Windrush story to date. When the late Sam King, aged 22, disembarked at Tilbury Docks, Essex, on 22 June 1948 having travelled on Empire Windrush, he had already obtained the names and addresses of dozens of his friends who were also on the ship. He looked forward […]

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Mona Baptiste The 1948 Windrush Star – Zoom Event

Mona Baptiste arrived in England in June 1948 and by August 1948  she had appeared on the BBC Light Programme – a radio station broadcasting light entertainment between 1945 and 1967 which later became BBC Radio 2. Mona Baptiste travelled first class on the Empire Windrush to London, disembarking on 22nd June with all the […]

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African, Afro-Caribbean or just British

    African, Jamaican or Just British? A Jamaican’s journey written by J. Sigaud           Long Ago And Far Away There is a world that exists No one knows about it They have civilisations, structures, tribes, hierarchies and wars Just like everywhere else,  save the poverty, filth and degradation of many but […]

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The Amazon Warriors – The Greatest African Women of War – The Mino, Mothers of Benin

The Amazons. That was the name given by the French to the mighty female warriors whom they confronted and finally defeated in 1892 after great and wholesome battles in the kingdom that was formerly known as Dahomey. Originally known as the Mino, meaning “our mothers”  they were an all  female military regiment.  First formed in […]

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Mandela the Artist – The man behind The Hand of Africa whose Legacy knows no Boundaries.

“Only three people in the world whose artwork sold for charity would attract so much interest: Nelson Mandela, the Prince of Wales and the Pope.”  by Anna Hunter curator and gallerist. In 1997  we were at a meeting at St James’s Palace to discuss some new watercolours by the Prince Charles and the programme we […]

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Black Cultural Archives

  CEO of the BCA  Arike Oke updates us on the purpose and poignance of the Black Cultural Archives. Following last year’s successful Windrush Exhibition and  National Windrush Day celebrations on site, with a new injection of funds BCA are looking  to the future. In 2020 they teamed up with the National Archives giving greater […]

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Editions Lifestyle Magazine Read Digital Version here

 LEADING THE WAY TO A BETTER FUTURE CELEBRATING THE PAST  RELEVANT 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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