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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£500,000 Fund for Windrush Day 2020 Celebrations – Applications Invited

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have once again launched the  2020 fund,  created in 2018 to support community groups who wish to apply for funding to celebrate National Windrush Day. The first National Windrush Day 2019 was a great success following the immense inaugural celebrations of 2018 and opened up dialogue and […]

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Black History Month: Barnado’s Say Charities Must Lead From The Front To Fairly Represent Multicultural Britain

By Hugh Sherriffe  Regional Director Barnado’s   I began my career at Barnardo’s in 1989 – two years after the UK’s first Black History Month. I joined the charity because I wanted to make a difference. Growing up Black in Birmingham, gave me an understanding of societal injustices and a steely determination to root out […]

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Black History Matters – Let us not be forgotten!

…For Black History Month  2019 and Beyond. As we approach the end of Black History Month 2019 Editions Lifestyle recognises the story doesn’t end here. There is so much to say and so much to learn, as we learn about ourselves, those who have gone before us and share it with the population at large. […]

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7 Year Old Abigail Curates Her Own Exhibition for Black History Month

By Joy Sigaud Abigail Webster, now there’s a name to watch. Only 7 years old she has the confidence and discernment of a wise adult. She listens attentively and extracts from what she sees all information that is of significance to her goal and does not hesitate to ask a question if there is something […]

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Women in Tech Gather At Condé Nast to Celebrate Black History Month

By Serena Lee Coding Black Females is a women’s tech group making meaningful waves in the field of technology. These women endeavour to build a more inclusive and forward-thinking IT industry by sharing their experiences, advice, and training. Last week the group were invited to Condé Nast International for Black History Month – Celebrating black […]

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Gina Miller – Voted Most Outstanding Woman of Colour for Black History Month 2019

By Joy Sigaud Editions Lifestyle Black History Month conducted a survey and  a cross section of readers and participants were asked to vote for their favourite Woman of Colour whom they think should be recognised as the most outstanding for Black History Month 2019. The results were very close with Michelle Obama as first runner […]

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This Black History Month We Thank The Duchess of Sussex for Her Empowering Role

Editions Lifestyle Black History Month magazine thank the Duchess of Sussex for all her hard work in raising awareness of global issues and mental health. Not long after giving birth to her son Archie Mountbatten Windsor, she was on the campaign trail again meeting greeting and empowering,  not only at home but worldwide. Women of […]

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Art Not Aid Raises £20,000 – A Resounding Black History Month Success!

The brainchild of Hindy Mohammed and Chukwudi Onwadiwe owner of Chuck Gallery in Manchester collaborated to promote Nigerian artists and raise money through a one off auction event in London last week. Sponsored by Mocoh Oil, Alhaji Hassan Tukur and Targett-Desso the organisers say they raised £20,000 in under an hour as guests clamoured for […]

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